Palm Bay is in an ideal location between Vero and Melbourne off I-95 and is less than an hour's drive to Orlando, meaning easy access to all of the area's world-renown theme parks and recreational amenities. Palm Bay is 15 minutes from the Melbourne Airport and 60 minutes from Orlando International Airport.
Things to do in Palm Bay
Recreational activities to do near your Palm Bay Apartment include; 29 city parks which include paintball and skateboarding, an aquatic center, a 200 acre regional park, two public / private golf courses, Turkey Creek Sanctuary, and nearby are the beaches. So of course with the beaches and the inter-coastal waterway you can experience all that goes along with them; swimming, sunbathing, surfing, boating, fishing, kayaking, and paddle boarding to name a few.
Schools Serving Palm Bay
For apartments in Palm Bay there are a plethora of Charter schools; Oakwood Academy Charter School, Palm Bay Academy Cahrter School, Palm Bay Community Charter School, River's Edge Charter Academy, Royal Palm Charter School, and Odyssey Charter School. Elementary Schools and Middle Schools include; Christa McAuliffe Elementary School, Columbia Elementary School, Discovery Elementary School, John F. Turner Sr. Elementary School, Jupiter Elementary School, Lockmar Elementary School, Palm Bay Elementary School, Port Malabar Elementary School, Riviera Elementary School, Sunrise Elementary School, Westside Elementary School, and Southwest Middle School. High Schools serving Palm Bay apartments include; Bayside High School, Heritage High School, Palm Bay Municipal Charter High School, and Riverdale Country Day School. For those looking for Private or Religious schools there are plenty to choose from; St. Joseph Catholic School, Covenant Christian School, Liberty High School, Palm Bay Christian Academy, Palm Bay Baptist Academy, and York Christian Academy.
Business Community in Palm Bay
The following corporations are located in the city, close to apartments in Palm Bay: Harris Corporation manufacturing has 3,400 employees on its Palm Bay campus on Palm Bay Road, Intersil, MC Assembly, USBid Inc Semiconductor Distribution, DRS RSTA, Inc., a DRS Technologies company, and Palm Bay Hospital (formerly Palm Bay Community Hospital) owned by Health First.
Shopping In Palm Bay
The two main places to go shopping from your Palm Bay Apartment are: Palm Bay Shopping Center and Port Malabar Shopping Center. Of course, there are many other stores and specialty shops located throughout Palm Bay in smaller shopping centers. For those of you who like to buy in bulk for your Palm Bay apartment, there is a BJ's wholesale club conveniently located on Palm Bay Road.
Traffic And Driving In Palm Bay
"Rush" hour is a relative term in Palm Bay. Leaving your Palm Bay Apartment, you might have to wait for 1 or 2 light cycles at most on Palm Bay Road. Malabar Road, Babcock Street, Minton Road, and Dixie Highway are the other main roads you would use from your Palm Bay Apartment; the traffic is rarely a problem on these roads. These are the opinions of writers and not the opinions of SunStateApartments.com or any of our advertising partners.