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    • A report by WalletHub, a financial advisory website, ranked 40 Florida cities out of a total of 146 cities across the nation in the list.

    Weekend getaways to the Gulf Coast just got better.

    Naples was named the best beach town to live in throughout the nation.

    A report by WalletHub, a financial advisory website, ranked 40 Florida cities out of a total of 146 cities across the nation in the list. Boca Raton and Sarasota made the top 10.

    Naples, with a population of 21,948, is known for its clear blue waters and intercoastal shopping centers – and the snowbirds.

    The study found that Naples was the city with most restaurants per capita; it tied with Sarasota, Miami Beach, Boca Raton and Myrtle Beach, SC.

    Naples also tied for the city with the most coffee shops per capita.

    The study based its findings on factors including affordability, education, safety, weather, and overall quality of life.

    Coral Gables ranked 20th, while Miami Beach ranked 57th on the list.

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