Looking for the Best Active Adult Communities


The term "active adult communities" pretty well describes a very modern phenonmenon where adults over 55 live surrounded by athletic and recreational opportunities like golf, tennis, and hobbies. It also reflects the changing view baby boomers have of themselves as they contemplate moving to what used to be called a retirement community. Who would want to move to one of those when you could live in an always exciting active adult community!

This site has profiles of over 2900 of the best active adult communities - from the biggest, like Sun City and The Villages, to very interesting smaller ones you might not have heard of. Our unbiased research can help you avoid the marketing hype and find the top places to put on your list. No longer do you have to rely on happenstance, your own circle of acquaintenances, or biased marketing pitches to make the best choice.



The Topretirement profiles cover the top rated cities and towns where 55 plus active adults are likely to be find nearby active adult communities. These include gated communities in Beaufort, South Carolina; golf communities in Palm Springs; active adult communities in New Mexico or Texas, Oregon, Delaware, Tennessee, Alabama, and 40 other states. Plus active adult communities in college towns, co-housing developments, and even special communities oriented around aviation, boating, tennis, or the arts.

Each retirement town review on this site features ratings on expense, taxes, transportation, etc. In the retirement discussion Forums for each community you will find lively discussions where you can ask questions and post your own opinions. Here is our national directory of the best active adult communities



Or, get started by clicking on the active adult community reviews on the right.

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