11. St. Petersburg, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida is another favorite in the sunny state for retirees. Lots of water and waterways in St. Pete, means if you love the water, you cannot go wrong with St. Pete. So many marinas to choose from if you are a boater. Take up diving or snorkeling, or if you are beach lover, there is plenty o white sand to choose from. St. Petersburg has it all for retirees. Golfers love the challenging courses, tennis, or get involved with other retirees in the community for other activities in the city. You will love all there is to do in St. Petersburg, including the vital downtown and activity that goes on there.