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Top 55+ Destinations
Florida 571 communities
With plenty of sunshine and a tropical vibe, Florida is a dream come true for many retirees. The coastline offers beautiful beaches and waterfront views, perfect for leisurely strolls or just soaking up the sun. Whether you enjoy the lively city life in Miami or the laid-back charm of the Gulf Coast, Florida has a little something for everyone seeking a lively retirement.
California 203 communities
California’s cultural scene is second to none, with world-class museums, theaters, and dining options in cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. While the cost of living can be higher, there are areas with more affordable options. The Golden State is an enticing destination for those looking to make the most of their retirement years.
Arizona 146 communities
Arizona is a fantastic spot for retirees, especially those 55 and older. There’s loads of sunshine in this dry climate, and outdoor enthusiasts will find their haven here with numerous hiking trails, golf courses, and the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon to explore. Plus, the cost of living is reasonable, making it a more pocket-friendly option for retirees.
North Carolina 169 communities
North Carolina offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and a welcoming community vibe. If you’re a fan of diverse landscapes, you’re in for a treat—from the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains to the charming coastal areas. North Carolina also offers a range of 55+ communities, providing a laid-back yet enriching lifestyle.
New Jersey 298 communities
From picturesque shorelines to charming small towns and rolling hills, New Jersey has a bit of everything. While the cost of living can be high, there are pockets of affordability, and the state provides various 55+ communities to suit different preferences. New Jersey offers retirees a mix of city vibes, coastal charm, and diverse living experiences, making it a surprisingly vibrant option for retirement.
Pennsylvania 199 communities
Pennsylvania is a surprisingly great pick for 55+ retirees. If you’re a history buff, there are plenty of landmarks and museums. Whether you’re exploring the city vibes of Pittsburgh, the cultural richness of Harrisburg, or the serene landscapes of Lancaster, Pennsylvania provides a balanced and welcoming environment for retirees.
South Carolina 91 communities
South Carolina’s coastal areas, like Charleston and Hilton Head, provide a scenic backdrop for retirees looking to enjoy the beach, golf courses, and charming historic districts. Also, the mild climate ensures you can savor the outdoors all year round. South Carolina allows active adults to embrace a slower pace of life, surrounded by natural beauty and Southern hospitality.
Texas 112 communities
Texas is all about space, and that means plenty of room for outdoor activities, whether you’re into hiking, golf, or just soaking up the sun. Also, the state is dotted with vibrant cities like Austin, Houston, and San Antonio, each offering a unique blend of culture, music, and food. With a friendly community vibe, diverse landscapes, and a cowboy-sized dose of charm, Texas is a top pick for retirees.
Daytona Beach, Florida
Sun City, Arizona
Bluffton, South Carolina
Las Vegas, Nevada
Palm Desert, California
Manchester, New Jersey
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
Sun City Center, Florida
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Let’s explore different types of retirement communities you may find attractive, depending on your interests. We’ll cover communities for boating enthusiasts, equestrians, golfers, and more.
The amenities offered in 55+ communities provide the backbone of those activities, giving residents the places, equipment, and resources to make the most of their new homes.