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Top 5 Cities to Retire in Florida

The Villages

The Villages is known for having the largest and most diverse collection of amenities of any community on the planet. Residents have access to an amazing collection of golf courses, recreation centers, and town squares, as well as an unparalleled number of clubs covering just about any topic you can imagine.

Daytona Beach

The moderate home prices in Daytona Beach allow even those on a budget to live near the ocean. A popular vacation destination, this coastal city also has sandy beaches, water parks and golf courses

Port St. Lucie

This coastal city is an affordable place to retire near the water. Perfect atmosphere for golf lovers or anyone looking for a small, friendly, beach town


Retirees can attend horse shows and equestrian events and enjoy regular horseback rides on local nature trails. This inland Florida city is more affordable than many other parts of the state. Ocala’s inexpensive housing makes it easy to relocate to the area.

Lakewood Ranch

This city combines the historic Old Florida feel with vibrant cultural districts to create one of the most perfect atmospheres anywhere