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Set amidst the picturesque, quintessential landscape of Lancaster County, Traditions of America is excited to introduce Traditions of Ame...

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Traditions of America is excited to bring the 55+ Live Better lifestyle to Richland Township in Pittsburgh's North Hills with its latest ...

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Distinguished by its more than 125 acres of sparkling lakes, Bridgewater at Viera in Melbourne, Florida, is an amenity-rich, lifestyle-or...

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Cresswind Charleston is Charleston-area's BEST active adult lifestyle community. Cresswind inspires active adults to live life to the ful...

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Few towns in the Southeast offer more gracious charm than Aiken, South Carolina.  Take a relaxing stroll through Aiken's tree-lined ...

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August 4, 2020 — Not everybody’s retirement dream is to pack up and move to the Carolinas, Florida, or Arizona. In fact most retirees never move far from they lived when they stopped working. The Mid-Atlantic states have a big advantage for people who live in that region or the Northeast, and who are not looking for a big change. For those who prefer to be within easy driving distance of friends and family, proximity to where they live now is a big plus (even bigger in this time of Covid!). In this article we have come up with a list of the 14 most popular retirement towns in the Mid-Atlantic states, based on site visits at Topretirements.

The Mid-Atlantic states are generally considered to be Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. Virginia, which borders most of those states, is close enough that we are considering it here.

With 5 winners, Virginia had the most towns on this list, followed by Delaware and Pennsylvania with 3. All of them are great places to retire, no duds here. Most are near the coast, while others are in the mountains. Here is the list, along with a few of the active adult communities in the region that also got a lot of site visits here. The towns are presented in order of popularity.

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What it's Like to Retire in Naples

Naples represents the gold coast of southwest Florida. People who say they don’t like Florida might not have seen this upscale retirement community. Its downtown is as sophisticated as any in the world, but charming too – you can pull up to a 5 star hotel’s valet parking, and then walk 50 feet to a old-fashioned bar where you can listen to Irish singers. High end shops vie for your credit card... more >>

State: Florida

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What it's Like to Retire in Branson

Branson is a town in central Missouri with a population of just under 7000.  Branson is a major tourist center  and is sometimes called the "Family Friendly" Las Vegas because of the many attractions and bright lights in town. There are more than 100 live shows in over 50 theatres, plus museums and amusement parks. An astonishing number of top entertainers have established theatres in Branson. One of the pluses for retirees is the potential for part-time work in the tourist industry... more >>

State: Missouri

 
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What it's Like to Retire in Kingman

Most of the towns that people know about in Arizona are either in the Phoenix, Tucson, or northern areas of Arizona. Kingman, however, is located in the northwestern part of the state, close to California. This town near I 40 and Route 66 of 28,000 grew 37% between 2000 and 2008. There is a community college in town, Mohave Community College. Outdoor sports like hiking are very popular in the nearby mountains... more >>

State: Arizona

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What it's Like to Retire in Florence

Florence, Oregon, is located on the Oregon coast at the mouth of the Siuslaw River, and is midway between Coos Bay and Newport.  The population in 2012 was 8,484 with about one-third of that number retirees.  The average age of the community is 57 years-old, which is 10 years older than the state's average age of 47 years.  Florence was originally inhabited by the Siuslaw tribe of Native Americans... more >>

State: Oregon

 
 
 
 

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