The 7 best small towns to retire to in America

Lake Success, New York

This town on Long Island, just outside of New York City, provides fitness centre memberships as well as scheduled game and movie nights.

Highland Beach, Florida

Highland Beach, in Palm Beach County, is great for retirees due to its laid-back, calm beaches and gorgeous views. 

Indian River Shores, Florida

In early 2023, the median price for a property in the vacation community of Indian River Shores was $774,700. 

South Palm Beach, Florida

South Palm Beach is an upscale and safe city that serves as a retirement refuge. Its attractions include museums, golf courses, restaurants, shopping, airport accessibility, and, of course, beaches.

Dutch Island, Georgia

Dutch Island, with only 480 residences, has a variety of activities, including tennis, beach volleyball, boating, hiking, and a community pool.

Hillsboro Beach, Florida

Hillsboro Beach, a Fort Lauderdale neighbourhood an hour outside of Miami, has an urban vibe, with residents earning above-average incomes and owning their properties.

Gulf Stream, Florida

Gulf Stream in Palm Beach County is an active lifestyle community with parks and recreational opportunities. The affluent area has a booming economy, high household incomes, and the majority of residents own their homes.