Avoid Tallahassee and Leon County and Jacksonville like the california-tier cancer they are.
Also Jacksonville smells like a paper mill for some reason. I think they dump the sewage to some extent into the ocean which blows air from East to West.
Also avoid Miami like a Plague Marine.
Most places in North Florida is really nice to build a home in. Being around lakes is a great way to find the best communities since hunting and fishing and outdoors sports is very popular.
Also Orlando and everything within a dozen miles of the main roads leading into it is a 1984 cyberpunk shithole with high crime and nonstop helicopter, drone, and security camera surveillance. You'll never find a quiet spot to settle down.
The best places to live is around the state parks or national parks in terms of community and a future for your family if you want to build one.
Avoiding the "main attractions" parts of the state can let you see some gorgeous scenery, wholesome people, and recreation that refills the soul.
The Everglades is an experience if you find some friends to go airboating with, and kayaking down the rivers in the Panhandle or marshes on the Space Coast is an adventure.
Taxes in Florida are some of the laxest of all the states thanks to decent political leadership.
Desantis verbatim told Xiden to go fuck himself.
Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Daytona beach, Miami, Panama City, Orlando, and the surrounding Orlando area is a no-fly zone for humanity. Those areas have a large amount of the variety of human trash that sour the many states as a whole. The rest of the state outside those areas however is prime for starting small businesses, since the state has this weird optical illusion effect since it is a north-south peninsula which is actually genuinely massive.
As the things on the map get closer to the equator on the map, the more they seem to shrink in actual size.