Palm Coast Florida

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Palm Coast is a unique new city that offers a quiet rural experience surrounded by tropical forests with a sun swept beach on the Atlantic Ocean. Developed in 1969, Palm Coast in eastern Flagler County is in the heart of Northeast Florida, equidistant from Jacksonville and Orlando. The parkways are lined with canopies of lush native trees and plants. The extensive water canals, the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway, the sparkling ocean waters and sandy beaches all contribute to the charm of this perfectly planned city.

Industrial parks within the city provide employment at more than thirty mid to large size businesses. The beautiful tranquil neighborhoods are dotted with well-equipped parks offering recreational facilities for all ages. Boating along the canals and the Intracoastal Waterway are popular all year round. Do not be surprised if you spot dolphins and sea birds in the Intracoastal Waterway or deer, foxes, Red Tail Hawks as you hike or jog on one of the winding trails through the forests. Palm Coast is home to almost sixty thousand people including many retirees who have happily embraced this lovely city with its relaxed lifestyle.

Palm Coast has numerous inviting golf courses of differing levels for golfers of all talents. Tennis is a popular sport too though you may prefer a leisurely stroll through the Palm Harbor Shopping Center, or other exclusive stores that abound in this charming city. Children have a choice of numerous recreation centers. Belle Terre Parkway offers lighted tennis, wall handball, racquetball courts, soccer and football fields, and Frieda Zamba swimming pool. The local Community Center has a large fenced playground and a lighted basketball court.

The Bird of Paradise Nature Reserve is a unique, neighborhood park offering a choice of two uses. Located on the on the shoreline of Bird of Paradise Lake it is an excellent resource based park. It also serves as a passive park providing the neighborhood residents a peaceful place to relax and commune with nature.

St. Joe Walkway and Palm Coast Linear Park offers thrills for the outdoor types and nature lover. There are numerous scenic hiking trails, bike trails, and an upcoming trailhead facility, which will offer canoe or kayak and bike rentals. Little ones can frolic in a children's playground and picnic area. The St. Joe Walkway is a beautiful shaded walkway that helps you discover the original natural splendor of Florida. Water lovers cannot do better than spend a day on the water, in the Intracoastal Waterway, the extensive canal system in Palm Coast, or the Atlantic Ocean.

Palm Coast is conveniently located from all the famous Florida attractions. One can easily take day trips to them and come back to the serenity of Palm Coast. There are numerous lovely hotels to suit all needs and budgets in Palm Coast. The Club at Hammock Beach is a luxury spa and golf resort situated oceanfront on the Atlantic coastline. The Lodge at Ocean Hammock is another choice located on the shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean.

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