Many Americans call Florida home because of its beautiful coastline, beaches, and warm weather. Its location also exposes Florida to hurricanes from the tropical waters. Unfortunately, the exposure to hurricanes is one of the main reasons Florida home insurance rates are higher than the average.
Tallahassee is where you will find the Governor, Department of State, Department of Education and every major branch of the State of Florida Government. The center of Florida government is housed in the new 22 story capitol building.
As a resident of Florida you live in one of the top vacation destinations in the world. So you should take advantage of the theme parks but you should not pay full price. The bigger theme parks such as SeaWorld, Disney World, and Busch Gardens offer Florida Residents a discount for multi day passes.
Located in the Northeastern region of Florida, Jacksonville, is the largest city in the state and is in Duval County. Jacksonville has 885 square miles of land and water with a population of 800,000 plus people. The major highways that run through Jacksonville are I-10, I-95, and I-295.
Alachua County and the cities in Alachua County provide comprehensive recycling services that range from curbside pickup to the County hazardous waste collection center and five additional rural collection centers.
A community based hospital in the Middle Keys, Fishermen’s Hospital in Marathon calls itself “The Hospital of Choice for the Florida Keys.”
The Keys is a small community where everyone knows everyone and that’s exactly who Fishermen’s Hospital serves - neighbors, children, and friends.
Florida is known as the Fishing Capital of the World. And one of the best ways to catch the fish Florida is famous for is to fish with a professional fishing guide. Being a fishing guide in Florida requires both being a fishing expert and having a captains license.