The Villages, Florida – Featured Military Retirement Location


This week’s Featured Military Retirement Location is The Villages, Florida! The Villages earned its place on our Smart Military Retirement Location Guide™  due to its abundance of activities for retirees and absence of a pension tax!

The Villages is a city developed in the 1960s to attract retirees from the northern United States into sunny Florida. The city of The Villages is home to a large retirement community of the same name. Within this retirement community, residents will enjoy a huge range of activities including live entertainment, golfing, and seasonal celebrations.

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The nearest major military installation to The Villages is MacDill Air Force Base, 90 miles away in Tampa. This base offers military retirees access to a commissary, an information and ticketing office, and a Space-A terminal.

The Villages, Florida is one of the more than 120 locations listed in our Smart Military Retirement Location Guide™. Filled with locations chosen based on data relevant to military retirees, our 2021 Smart Military Retirement Location Guide™ will help you find the location best suited for your ideal retirement. For more information and to purchase our guide, click here.

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