Residents -- including City Commissioner David Garofalo -- claim that North Port's Warm Mineral Springs are actually the Fountain of Youth. Plenty of tourists come here to find out if those claims are true -- and some even end up staying.
Part of what keeps them here are the area's affordable housing, reasonable property taxes (about 15% lower than the state average) and quality of life: North Port recently revitalized area parks and roads and built a new community center. And residents who don't feel like visiting the mineral springs can go biking, hiking, horseback riding or golfing.Subscribe to Money Magazine
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