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Senior housing types near Fort Myers, FL

  • Campo Felice Retirement Living

    Campo Felice Retirement Living

    2500 Edwards Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33901
    (6)
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    Extensive research has gone into developing a truly different, service driven retirement community that functions even better than it looks (and it looks amazing!) We believe that quality always costs less in the end. You are spared the unpleasantness of inexperience that frequently leads to...

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  • Calusa Harbour

    Calusa Harbour

    2525 East First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
    (5)
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    Sunrise Independent Living is for seniors who want to maintain their rich and rewarding life without the responsibilities of running a household. Here, you're given independence and options. We offer a choice of apartment floor plans, restaurant-style dining, housekeeping services, exercise and...

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  • Grand Villa of Fort Myers

    Grand Villa of Fort Myers

    1499 Brandywine Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33901
    (57)
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    Welcome to Grand Villa of Fort Myers, Lee County's premier independent retirement living community located in the tropical paradise of Southwest Florida. Spanning nearly three decades and going strong, our mission is to provide freedom and independence supported by services that promote quality of...

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  • The Palms at Fort Myers

    The Palms at Fort Myers

    2674 Winkler Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33901
    (2)
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    The Palms of Fort Myers is a retirement community offering both Independent and Assisted Living. Our residents enjoy a heated swimming pool, walking paths, a game room, a beautiful chapel and a Rehabilitation and Wellness Outpatient Clinic, among many other services and amenities. Our dedicated...

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  • Barkley Place

    Barkley Place

    36 Barkley Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33907
    (23)
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    For more than 20 years, Barkley Place has been bringing together the best of Independent Living and Assisted Living in one vibrant community. Conveniently located in a safe and quiet residential neighborhood of Fort Myers, Florida, this warm and friendly community is close to shopping, restaurants,...

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  • Brookdale College Parkway

    Brookdale College Parkway

    8351 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33919
    (13)
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    Together, We’re Redefining Independence You’ve earned this. Our independent living seniors get to trade away the hassles of homeownership, getting in return a safe community with emergency care available 24/7, and a whole team of caring staff members that will take care of cooking, cleaning, and...

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  • Brookdale Fort Myers Cypress Lake

    Brookdale Fort Myers Cypress Lake

    7460 Lake Breeze Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907
    (31)
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    Full Life for Fantastic Seniors You deserve the best of what senior living has to offer, and that’s what you’ll find in this community tucked away in Fort Myers. Residents here receive excellent care, either assisted living or memory care, and also enjoy an excellent life. Assisted living residents...

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  • Amavida Living

    Amavida Living

    7650 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907
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    Welcome to amavida, a 32-acre, resort-style senior living community in Fort Myers, Florida, designed for those who have a love of life. Choose from maintenance-free cottages, residences, apartments and suites. Indulge in exceptional amenities including a variety of pools, restaurants, bistros,...

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  • Gladwell Fort Myers

    Gladwell Fort Myers

    3501 Hancock Bridge Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33903
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  • Westwood Manor

    2339 Hoople St, Fort Myers, FL 33901
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  • Discovery Village at The Forum - Independent Living

    2645 Forum Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33905
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  • Keystone Place at Four Mile Cove

    Keystone Place at Four Mile Cove

    1701 Four Mile Cove Pkwy, Cape Coral, FL 33990
    (1)
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    Extended Congregate Care License Keystone Place at Four Mile Cove is a locally owned, market-rate, continuing care rental senior living community developed by Fortress Ventures on a 10.8-acre site located on Four Mile Cove Parkway in Cape Coral, Florida. The community is centrally located off Del...

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  • Fountain Crest

    Fountain Crest

    1230 Taylor Lane, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
    (9)
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    At Fountain Crest Retirement Community, you get more than an apartment. You get a home. Just outside your front door, you can enjoy one of the six lanai's for socializing or growing your favorite flowers and vegetable plants. You can take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy three meals a day...

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  • Diamond Oaks Village

    Diamond Oaks Village

    24110 S Tamiami Trl, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
    (4)
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    Embrace the next step in independent and active living at Diamond Oaks Village in peaceful Bonita Springs, FL. We are a unique 55+ community providing modern one and two-bedroom apartments for you to feel right at home. We also welcome your beloved pets with open arms, so feel free to bring your...

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  • American House Coconut Point

    American House Coconut Point

    8460 Murano Del Lago Dr, Estero, FL 34135
    (28)
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    American House Coconut Point American House Coconut Point is a luxurious assisted living community nestled in gorgeous Bonita Springs, Lee County, Florida. Bonita Springs offers the perfect beach-like setting and salty sea air that residents often enjoy. The idealistic surrounding of the property...

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  • Brookdale Bonita Springs

    Brookdale Bonita Springs

    26850 South Bay Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
    (43)
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    Voted “Bonita’s Best” for the Past Five Years They don’t make many senior living communities like this. From a five-star resort feel to first-class independent living and assisted living care, we think you’ll find our luxurious community to be at the top of its class.  Our residents enjoy premier...

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  • American House Bonita Springs Senior Living

    American House Bonita Springs Senior Living

    11400 Longfellow Ln, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
    (31)
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    Designed from the ground up with discerning seniors in mind, American House Bonita Springs is a beautifully appointed community, tucked away on a 26-acre campus, in a quiet neighborhood setting. We offer studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with a host of amenities and services. Bonita Springs...

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  • Vi at Bentley Village

    Vi at Bentley Village

    850 Retreat Drive, Naples, FL 34110
    (5)
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    Imagine waking up every day to your own private golf course. Enjoy refined amenities, an endless amount of lifestyle activities, unparalleled service, and a beautiful environment to live in that you can call home. Vi at Bentley Village, a Life Plan community also known as a continuing care...

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  • Brookdale North Naples

    Brookdale North Naples

    1710 Southwest Health Parkway, Naples, FL 34109
    (38)
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    Exceptional Senior Living There’s a way to get everything senior living has to offer. A life full of interesting things to do, a community full of interesting people to do them with, and a facility and grounds that feel more like a resort than a senior living community—these are all waiting for you...

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  • South Port Square

    South Port Square

    23023 Westchester Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
    (23)
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    Upsize your possibilities and experiment with new hobbies, re-ignite your sense of purpose and enjoy new experiences and connections with interesting new friends. At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC), you’ll have independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all...

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  • Aston Gardens at Pelican Marsh

    Aston Gardens at Pelican Marsh

    4800 Aston Gardens Way, Naples, FL 34109
    (16)
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    All Aston Gardens communities are ideally located in residential settings surrounded by lakes, gardens or golf courses. Lush landscaping, beautiful walking paths and gazebos are trademarks of an Aston Gardens community. A dedicated administrative staff, a first class concierge and a Director of...

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  • Royal Palm

    Royal Palm

    2500 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
    (32)
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    Welcome to Royal Palm Retirement Centre! We offer seniors a broad range of retirement lifestyles to choose from, including varying levels of care. Simply put, Royal Palm provides seniors what they need, when they need it. Our Royal Palm community is located in Port Charlotte, Florida, which U.S....

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  • River Commons

    River Commons

    2305 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952
    (12)
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    River Commons Senior Living Community is an exceptional independent community for adults 55+ located in the heart of the Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda area. All our services are inclusive, without a community entrance fee. River Commons is close to shopping, banks, churches, doctors and medical...

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  • Sandalwood Village

    Sandalwood Village

    3511 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Naples, FL 34109
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    As an active independent senior community, Sandalwood Village provides numerous programs and opportunities for residents to not only interact and meet each other but also to experience all that Naples has to offer. The Senior Umbrella Network (SUN) program provides an array of services and a full...

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  • Bradford Square Retirement Community

    Bradford Square Retirement Community

    3255 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Naples, FL 34109
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    At Bradford Square Retirement Community, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high...

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  • Terracina Grand

    Terracina Grand

    6825 Davis Blvd, Naples, FL 34104
    (5)
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    Just North of Naples, Italy, is a charming Mediterranean town called Terracina. In Naples, Florida, we have captured all the grace and European old world charm of that Italian town in an exclusive new community.

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  • Grand Villa of Englewood

    Grand Villa of Englewood

    925 South River Road, Englewood, FL 34223
    (39)
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    Welcome to the new Grand Villa of Englewood, our lovely assisted living community in quaint Englewood, Florida, located minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. Grand Villa is a resort style community with fabulous features and amenities, designed to help our residents enjoy life to the fullest! The...

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  • The Springs at South Biscayne

    The Springs at South Biscayne

    6235 Hoffman St, North Port, FL 34287
    (21)
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    Awards: The Springs at South Biscayne has been rated as the Best of Assisted Living in Sarasota for 2018 by SeniorAdvisor.com. This award recognizes senior living and home care providers who receive consistently high ratings and positive reviews from their residents, families and visitors. This...

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  • Tuscany Villa of Naples

    Tuscany Villa of Naples

    8901 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34113
    (2)
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    Tuscany Villa of Naples is a beautiful retirement community, offering assisted living apartments. Step inside our doors, and discover charming retirement living, with a historic grace reminiscent of Old Naples. Personal touches create a community rich in hospitality and friendship — a...

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  • The Venetian Gardens

    The Venetian Gardens

    1450 Venice East Boulevard, Venice, FL 34292
    (58)
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    The Venetian Gardens provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on beautifully landscaped grounds in the heart of Venice, you'll love the elegant grace of our facilities and the charm of our new community. Our Venetian residents enjoy the convenience of being...

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  • Elmcroft of Bella Vita

    Elmcroft of Bella Vita

    1420 East Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292
    (17)
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    We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and always. We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re...

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  • Venice Center for Independent & Assisted Living

    Venice Center for Independent & Assisted Living

    200 Nassau St N, Venice, FL 34285
    (8)
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    We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a...

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  • Magnolia Acres ALF

    729 Crestwood Road, Englewood, FL 34223
    (6)
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    Magnolia Acres is an assisted living community located in Englewood, FL. The city of Englewood is in Sarasota County and home to about 15,000 people. It's a small town with a quiet atmosphere and good weather year round. Residents can enjoy going out to shop and get a bite to eat, or they can relax...

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  • Lely Palms Retirement Community

    Lely Palms Retirement Community

    1000 Lely Palms Drive, Naples, FL 34113
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  • Tuscan Gardens of Venetia Bay

    Tuscan Gardens of Venetia Bay

    841 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL 34285
    (23)
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  • Discovery Village at Naples Independent Living NOW OPEN

    8375 Sierra Meadows Blvd, Naples, FL 34113
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Fort Myers, Florida

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a balance between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with housekeeping. Food preparation, leisure activities and housekeeping duties are handled while you are free to use your time as you wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. Residents' quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of private medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are an assortment of advantages and costs to keep in mind while determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in your care plan: meals, private phone, laundry, housekeeping, wellness program, internet access, Waiting list deposit, and parking. The amenities associated with independent living include laundry service, golf course, community activities, restaurant-style dining hall, fitness center & swimming pool, private rental hall, security guards, and beauty salon & barber shop.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical communities might be a key consideration in choosing the best choice for you or your loved one. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Fort Myers which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Fort Myers include Lee Memorial Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center Lee Mem Health System, and Park Royal Hospital.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a destination may have a major effect on the overall health of a senior citizen. On average, the air quality index rating in Fort Myers is about 38.2. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating is at its peak in December at about 52.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. On average, the humidity level for Fort Myers is around 72%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in September at roughly 77%. In the summertime, the temperature in Fort Myers is around 83F. The low summer temperature drops to around 74F in June. The summer high temperature is at around 92F during the month of July. During wintertime, the average air temperature in Fort Myers drops to around 67F. The high winter temperature is around 79F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature is around 55 F during the month of January. Fort Myers has a humid subtropical type of climate. Monthly, Fort Myers receives around 5 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually happens in August with an average of 11 inches in a month. For snowfall, Fort Myers experiences an average of 0.00 inches of snow.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 50.4% are female and 49.6% are male. The median age of Fort Myers is 39 years old. In Fort Myers, 28.3% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.9% are over the age of 60, 8.9% are over the age of 70, and 4.1% are over the age of 80. In terms of crime, Fort Myers has 28.7 property crimes per 1000 residents and 9.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Racially, the population of Fort Myers is 5.6% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.8% mixed race, 63.9% white, 22.7% Hispanic, 2.4% Asian, and 26.2% black. Out of the total population of Fort Myers, 20.0% do not have health insurance, 12.2% have some form of disability, 20.6% live in poverty, and 6.4% are widowed. The total population of Fort Myers consists of 79,943 people. Fort Myers has a population density of 774 people per square mile. The current population of Fort Myers is growing at a rate of 0.028%. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Fort Myers 16.7% practice Catholicism, 5.2% practice another Christian faith, and 4.4% practice Pentecostalism. In Fort Myers, 61.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Fort Myers, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.4% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.9% practice Islam. In Fort Myers, 7.4% of the population are veterans. Fort Myers is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of education, 10.2% have a graduate degree, 27.1% have a college degree, and 26.8% have a high-school diploma. During the last presidential election, 58.1% voted Republican, 4.0% voted for a third party candidate, and 37.9% voted Democrat in Lee county.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting what location is the best fit for your family. The sales tax in Fort Myers is 6.00%. When it comes to resources, Fort Myers has a grocery-price index of around 102.7 and a cost of living index of 105.2. These index scores are founded on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything higher than 100 is considered more costly than said average.

State Information

An overview of Florida

There are 218 hospitals and 108 health centers that service a population of 21,626,797. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center. Based on natural beauty, Florida ranks 21st in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Florida citizen is ranked 13th nation-wide. Additionally, Florida is ranked 29th by healthcare standards. In terms of resources, Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9, a grocery index rating of 104.0, and a housing index rating of 95.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Florida residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 42, and 34% of the population is over the age of 55. Thirty-five percent of Florida residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 15,611 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

Florida experiences an average humidity rating of about 75%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%. On average, the state receives 4.54 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 11.50 inches. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 79F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 36F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66F during the month of June. The average air quality index rating in Florida is 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 47.9 AQI. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Florida

The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of cypresses, southern magnolia, orchid, and saw palmetto. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pelicans, the mockingbird, the wild turkey, or the Florida panther. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.