Miami highlights Southeastern Florida

Florida’s largest city - Miami - has been the center of the state’s cruise ship traffic, trade, cultural activities and boating for decades. Miami has been also been the headquarters of Cuban and Latin-themed nightlife in the country, especially along its famed South Beach.

Miami proper is designed for the young, urban, hip lifestyle. Nearby destinations like Coral Gables, Hollywood, Palm Beach, West Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale attract the young and hip, as well as retirees. Palm Beach is the ultra-exclusive town that has traditionally catered to a mature, wealthy citizenry. And, of course, you’ve heard of Boca Raton, another super-affluent community north of Miami. And, most people are aware of the eclectic Margaritaville lifestyle to be found on the Florida Keys - that tiny string of pearls into the Atlantic.

Other spots in the area to consider are Jupiter, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Juno Beach and Boynton Beach. These communities - as have most in this region - have increasingly benefited from the popularity of South Florida. All have become upscale and trendy. The bad news is that each community has become more crowded and pricey...the good news is that each community has more recreational, cultural and arts offerings.

All of these communities have a tinge of Latin influence and, although family-oriented, have some degree of glitz and glamour. This is not small town, rural Florida. Most people who settle here love the water and all the attractions nearby.

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