Florida City Named As One Of The Best Places To Retire In America
A Florida city has been named as one of the best places to retire in America. This report comes from U.S. News & World Report. They released their 2024 best places to retire list and what’s interesting as Pennsylvania has the top five cities to retire in. Pennsylvania actually has seven of the top ten. So, one Florida city made it into the top 10 and that is Daytona Beach. Daytona Beach actually came in number eight on the list.
The way that U.S. News & World Report comes up with their best places to retire list is the evaluate the countries 105 largest metropolitan areas. Then they base on how well they meet Americans expectations for retirement. Some of those expectations are factors, including affordability, healthcare, desirability, retiree, taxes, job market, and overall happiness The #1 overall place to retire in 2024 according to U.S. News & World Report is Harrisburg Pennsylvania.
Here is what the report says about Daytona Beach, “Many things that make Daytona Beach a popular vacation spot also make it a good place to live. Fishing is a popular pastime, and residents can be seen casting from a pier or the deck of a yacht. Fishing’s land-based recreational counterpart is golf, and the area offers multiple courses on which to play. ”
Fun Things To Do In Daytona Beach
There are many things to do in Daytona Beach, including the famous Daytona Beach Boardwalk. You can enjoy the ocean views and they have amusement rides and plenty of shopping. The Daytona International Speedway is known as the ‘World Center of Racing’ and it hosts two big races in the NASCAR season. One race kicks off of the whole season with the Daytona 500 in February. The Daytona Lagoon waterpark is a fun place to visit. It has slides, pools and a lazy river. A few other things to do while in Daytona Beach is you can visit the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, which is a 175 foot lighthouse force beautiful views of the Atlantic ocean. Additionally, there is the Daytona Beach Museum of art and also, the famous Daytona Beach pier where you can enjoy fishing and sunbathing.