At Florida for Boomers, we’ve written about many of the best places to retire in Florida. Every year we take a look at our website analytics and go through the hundreds of emails we get from readers to figure out the places that people are reading about and asking us about the most. If you […]
As you may know, Florida is a popular destination for retirement because it has no state income tax, but unless you plan on renting all throughout your retirement, you won’t be able to escape paying property taxes. Today let’s take a look at the Florida Counties with the highest and lowest median property taxes. Now […]
One of the first things people learn when moving to Florida is that all of the most popular tourist destinations actually do a pretty bad job of demonstrating the laid back lifestyle that Florida used to be known for. Hence the birth of the “Old Florida” concept. Back before tourism was such a big business, […]
Four Florida cities made this year’s Forbes List of the Top 25 Best Places to Retire List, up from just two cities last year. Cape Coral made a return appearance on the list and is joined by Clermont, Largo, and The Villages. The list is comprised of 25 places across the country, but their order […]
Builder Magazine has released their annual list of the Top 100 builders ranked by new home closings, and we’ve created this round-up of builders working on active adult communities in Florida that made the list. The most notable of course has to be The Villages which came in at #19 on this year’s list with […]
With all the sunshine Florida has to offer, what better way to experience the amazing weather and scenery than from the humming wheels of a bicycle? Florida also happens to be the flattest state in the US, so with few pesky hills to raise the heart rate too high, anyone can experience the amazing beauty […]
There are some places that are nice to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there. The Florida Keys is perfect whether visiting for a weekend or deciding to make it a permanent home. An idyllic tropical setting at the tip of the United States combined with a myriad of recreation, entertainment, and cultural opportunities […]
Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Bradenton, and Sarasota are the biggest populations centers in this region of the state. Also known as the Gold Coast, the west coast of Florida offers direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, which is perhaps a more serene option than the Atlantic Ocean.
This part of Florida is best known as a tourist destination because most of the theme parks in the state are located in central Florida. A great area to settle into an active retirement community, especially if you have grandkids who will be visiting.
If you are looking for the best place to retire in Florida, you’ve come to the right place.