Fort Myers, Florida Named Best Place In U.S. For Retirement

A new study by U.S. News & World Report cites 4 Florida cities.

October 9, 2019

Times Square In Fort Myers Beach (Getty Images)


A new study by U.S. News & World Report takes a look at the top places in the country to retire, and four of them happen to be here in Florida, including the #1 destination, Fort Myers. 

(Photo by Brad Haynes)

Their findings take into consideration data about the various cities including happiness of local residents, housing affordability, tax rates and healthcare quality.

Orlando comes in at #22 on the list.

Below are the top 10:

1. Fort Myers, Florida
2. Sarasota, Florida
3. Lancaster, Pennsylvania
4. Asheville, North Carolina
5. Port St. Lucie, Florida
6. Jacksonville, Florida
7. Winston-Salem, North Carolina
8. Nashville, Tennessee
9. Grand Rapids, Michigan
10. Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

Click here to view the entire list.