Here’s a list of 11 Best Places to Live in the Tampa Bay area, based on residents’ comments on online forums and blogposts.
They’ve lived there, and in other places, so they know.
The choice of where to live ultimately depend on priorities, mostly current priorities. Young professionals and couples without children prefer urban work-live-and-play places while young families put good schools over other criteria. Many retirees prefer neighborhoods near the beaches and entertainment centers. Some couples put premium on places that are quaint, bohemian or unique. Others have specific requirements such as golf courses, boat docks and horse ranches.