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Meet Your New Playground — Northwest Florida

With Northwest Florida’s robust and comprehensive transportation network, the only time you’ll get lost is watching the Gulf Coast waves crash against the shore. The nation-spanning Interstate 10 makes it easy to reach destinations across Northwest Florida, which means you can reach any of the region’s hundreds of beaches in under three hours. Don’t feel like driving? Multiple private and public transportation options are ready to pick you up. And with two international airports and several regional airports, living on the Emerald Coast means you’ll never miss a holiday with friends and family again.

3 Commercial airports and 17 general aviation airports
< 3-hour Drive To reach any destination in NWFL
#5 Best state in U.S. for road conditions Consumer Affairs, 2021
60.3% Of Florida’s population within a half-mile of fixed route transit Florida Department of Transportation

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Northwest Florida’s diverse counties offer a range of living experiences.

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Get a sense of some of the most ideal places to live in Northwest Florida with a detailed look into our diverse communities.

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Whether you’re looking for extreme watersports, a scenic walk through a forest or a quiet evening of small-town shopping, you can find it in Northwest Florida.

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Dog Beach at Pier Park ranked in top 30 best dog-friendly beaches in U.S. View the list here

PANAMA CITY BEACH — Dog Beach at Pier Park, known across the Panhandle as being a great place to take your BFFs (best furry friends), is making a name for itself nationally.  Located on the Gulf of Mexico in Panama City Beach, Dog Beach is among the 30 best dog-friendly beaches in the country, according […]
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‘New Moon of Northwest Florida’ will soon take flight

WEWAHITCHKA, Fla. (WMBB) — A little less than four years ago, a company called Skyborne Technology opened up a facility in Wewahitchka. In that short time, the company has taken flight, literally. Skyborne is completing its 15th airship and has big plans for the near future. One of Skyborne Technologies primary projects so far has […]
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Opportunity Florida – Opportunity is Here Video

Florida’s Rural Area of Opportunity region in Northwest Florida, where your company may expand or locate a new facility using the region’s skilled labor coming from our workforce training pipeline that begins at the high school. Come visit our area that abounds with quality of place attributes. Opportunity Is Here — You Should Be Too!
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