Located 50 miles north of Miami, the city of West Palm Beach is a haven for lovers of the sun and sea. Affordable housing, a flourishing economy, an expansive system of parks and fabulous entertainment are just a few of the reasons West Palm Beach is recognized as one of the most desirable mid-sized cities in the nation. The city is full of historic neighborhoods, many of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Schools are excellent and there are a number of colleges and universities nearby, including Palm Beach Community College, Florida’s first community college. West Palm Beach’s economy is booming and the city has been rated as the best in the nation for entrepreneurial businesses by Dun & Bradstreet and Entrepreneur magazine. Exciting cultural events occur year-round and include a weekly concert series called Clematis by Night; the Green Market — featuring seasonal produce and flowers — on Saturdays; Kaleidoscope…a Celebration of Many Cultures; and a Fourth of July celebration. Thanks to the city’s mild climate, outdoor recreation is possible year-round. West Palm Beach has more than 40 parks, six community centers and a nature preserve. The city also boasts a golf course, tennis facilities and an aquatics center.