5 Reasons The Panhandle is the Perfect Place to Retire in Florida

February 1, 2024

Why Retire in the Florida Panhandle?

Florida's Emerald Coast has long been a vacation destination, with white sand beaches and the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, shopping and dining destinations, golf and outdoor recreation minutes away, and proximity to international airports for travel (and visiting family!) made easy. Here are the top 5 reasons why people are loving active retirement in Northwest Florida.

1. Every Day is a Vacation on the Emerald Coast

Go to the beach - there are so many in range! Get on the water - it's never been easier to own a boat, with onsite storage and private boat ramp! Drive to nearby resort destinations for shopping, dining, and more experiences. And at Riverwalk Landing you have premier amenities like the pool, tiki bar and boardwalk, pickle ball courts and a social community of your peers right outside your front door!

2. Cost of Living in the Panhandle is Very Affordable

Many older people on a fixed income worry about covering the costs of retirement. You can afford the lifestyle you deserve at Riverwalk Landing as Northwest Florida has a very affordable cost of living. Your money will go further here, affording you the things you really want to spend it on like travel and the leisure activities you enjoy.

3. Florida is a top Retirement Destination for a Reason!

No state tax, no inheritance tax, and no estate tax are three more financial incentives to retire to Florida! And because our beautiful state has so many retirees, there is a wealth of healthcare providers tailored to the needs of aging adults.

4. The Climate is Phenomenal

No more shoveling snow or long months of dark winter! The Florida sunshine has attracted visitors and retirees for decades for a reason - quality of life here is great!

5. Family Will Love to Visit

Why not retire to a place that everyone will enjoy visiting? You will love boasting about the attractions, beaches, and more great vacation experiences for visiting friends and family of all ages all an easy drive (or boat ride!) from Riverwalk Landing. Read our list of top 7 things to do with grandkids.

And with multiple major airports, Northwest Florida is easy to get to from anywhere! Unlike South Florida and the East Coast of the state, the Panhandle isn't a peninsula so a family road trip is a breeze!

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