As long-time Florida residents, we may not be the most objective, but we believe that the Sunshine State offers many great places to settle down and spend some time.
The list is designed to help future retirees make smart decisions about where to get the most enjoyment out of their next phase of life. It measures 150 metropolitan areas across the U.S., with overall scores based on a weighted average of six factors: happiness, housing affordability, healthcare quality, retiree taxes, desirability, and job market.
The list reminds us that certain factors, like access to outstanding health care, are must-haves for most people looking for a retirement spot. Other characteristics, like tax-friendly laws and housing affordability, can help make their financial resources go farther and enhance their overall quality of life.
Want to see which cities made the cut? According to U.S. News & World Report, here are the 10 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. in 2021-2022:
- Sarasota, Florida.
- Naples, Florida.
- Daytona Beach, Florida.
- Melbourne, Florida.
- Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
- Tampa, Florida.
- Fort Myers, Florida.
- Port St. Lucie, Florida.
- Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- Pensacola, Florida.
You can check out the entire list from top to bottom here.