Sun Communities is the proud owner and operator of over 350 manufactured home communities nationwide. Our professionally managed, active adult communities offer an array of activities and amenities to fit all lifestyles and budgets! Visit us today for more information.

Showcase Listing

Welcome to Cresswind Charlotte!  This nature-rich refuge of inviting streetscapes, manicured landscaping and miles of walking trails...

Showcase Listing

Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes is a new, gated 55+ community in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area. With a focus on fitness, nutrition, and re...

Showcase Listing

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

Showcase Listing

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

Showcase Listing

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

Showcase Listing

Everything you need to live life to its fullest is now in Peachtree City. With Kolter Homes’ award-winning active adult community, Cressw...

New Blog Article


January 26, 2021 — Every year we have fun rendering our opinion on the very “Best Places to Retire“. This list is meant to highlight retirement towns that represent exceptionally great places to retire. But it is important to remember, any place where you can be happy in retirement, that is the best place – for you!

To develop this list we consulted our previous reports of the 20 Best Retirement Towns in three of the major U.S. retirement regions. But the primary consideration was visitor and Member interest at – the cities that generated the most interest from January to December on this site were the winners. The big news is that several of the towns generating top places on this list had never placed so high. Arizona garnered the top two places on this list, joining Florida and New Mexico who also had two winners. Congratulations to all!

10 Best of the Best Places to Retire

Popularity on this site, as measured by online visits by our Members,was the most important criteria. On that basis, here are the best of the best places to retire in all of the U.S.

Top Retirement Towns ./images/city/739_1.jpeg

What it's Like to Retire in Staten Island

Staten Island is the smallest of the 5 boroughs of New York City, NY.  The population is just under 500,000. In places Staten Island has a suburban feel, certainly more so than any other borough. It is connected to the mainland in New Jersey by bridges and to the other boroughs by the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Brooklyn and the Staten Island Ferry to lower Manhattan... more >>

State: New York


What it's Like to Retire in Davis

Davis is a city of over 65,000 in north central California, 11 miles west of Sacramento. It is famous as the home of UC Davis, a distinguished university with more than 32,000 students.  As a college town it has a decidely liberal bent plus all the attractions associated with that, such as plentiful restaurants, wine bars, and book stores. The city is quite a great place for bicyclists - it is home to the Bicycling Hall of Fame... more >>

State: California


What it's Like to Retire in Zephyrhills

Zephyrhills is a growing community of over 13,000 people northeast of Tampa and north of Lakeland in central Florida. It is turning out to be popular with retirees as reflected by the average age - 48 years old. Photo courtesy of Wknight94 and Wikipedia, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3... more >>

State: Florida


What it's Like to Retire in Milledgeville

Milledgeville,Georgia, the county seat ofBaldwinCounty, was named for John Milledge who was governor from 1802 to 1806.  The town served as the state capitol from 1804 to 1868, and became a very prosperous town as the surrounding countryside was caught up in the cotton boom.  Famous architects designed beautiful homes, churches and the Governor’s Mansion.  Milledgeville is a historical town and the downtown and historical district have been revitalized... more >>

State: Georgia


Copyright © 2006-2021 All Rights Reserved.