This list of retirement communities are subjective and based on the amenities, accessibility to shopping and entertainment areas, cost of living and appeal to a wider array of residents. If you have other suggestions, let us know in the comments below.
SUN CITY SUMMERLIN
Sun City Summerlin is located in Las Vegas, Nevada and the homes start at $100,000 and goes up to $800,000 with a community center, four clubhouses and luxury amenities from fine dining, swimming and a gaming area.
The Villages stretches across Sumter County in Florida and is connected by miles of golf cart-legal streets where house prices start around $100,000 and exceed $1 million, with nightly free entertainment, shopping plazas, recreation centers, swimming, tennis and more.
SUN CITY, HILTON HEAD
Sun City Hilton Head is located in Bluffton, South Carolina with homes ranging from $100,000 to $500,000. The campus offers areas to dine, golf, swim, play games and socialize.
LAGUNA WOODS VILLAGE
Laguna Woods Village is located in Laguna Woods, California where the homes range from $100,000 to $900,000 and is a gated community complete with its own private bus system, premium golfing, swimming, games and more.
SUN CITY HUNTLEY
Sun City Huntley is located in Huntley, Illinois with homes priced from $100,000 to $500,000 where it is close to Chicago and has many community perks such as a huge club house, indoor walking track, spa and more.
Lake Providence is a moderate-sized gated community just outside of Nashville, Tennessee with homes priced from the mid-$200,000s to $400,000s with a centrally-located clubhouse that overlooks a 15-acre lake, with areas to swim and dine.
Solivita is located in Kissimmee, Florida with homes priced from $100,000 to $400,000. They offer golf, water sports and many other amenities.
Stone Creek is located in Ocala, Florida and the homes range from about $100,000 to $400,000. It has a 60,000-square-foot recreation complex housing a kitchen, spa, pool, dining and gaming areas.
VILLAGE AT DEATON CREEK
The Village at Deaton Creek is located in Hoschton, Georgia and is a gated community where the homes range from $200,000 to $400,00. It also has a clubhouse that is at the heart of all the community activity. Residents can play tennis, softball, swim or hike miles of outdoor trails.
DEL WEBB SWEETGRASS
Del Webb Sweetgrass is in Richmond, Texas with home prices between $200,000 and $400,000. It has miles of walking trails and a huge clubhouse that offers numerous amenities.