4. Lakeland, Florida
Lakeland, Florida is not too far from Orlando, Florida, which gives retirees a lot of fun to choose from with just a short drive, as well as your choice of beaches that are all within a short drive time. The quaint little town of Lakeland has become one of the biggest hotspots for retirees, and there are many retirement housing options in the city. The southern charm of the city is one of the biggest draws to it, as well as the very mild climate, many shops and find dining. Making Lakeland your retirement city is one you won’t regret if you love the sunny state.