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Best Places to Retire in Pennsylvania

Best Places to Retire in Pennsylvania
Do you want to retire in Pennsylvania? Below are our recommendations for the best places to retire in Pennsylvania. Click on the destination links to find area description and characteristics, area amenities and things to do, climate and weather, housing options, cost of living, senior assistance, area demographics and job & volunteer opportunities.

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retire in Susquehanna River ValleySusquehanna River Valley, Pennsylvania - Conveniently located in Central PA, the area is easily accessible to Interstates 80 and 81, Routes 11, 15, 45, 192, 61, and many others. The Susquehanna River Valley is made up of three counties in Central Pennsylvania - Snyder, Union, and Northumberland Counties.

retire in Carbon CountyCarbon County, Pennsylvania - Our History Carbon County (2012 population 65,006) was created on March 13, 1843, from parts of Northampton and Monroe Counties. Its name refers to its deposits of anthracite coal. Jim Thorpe, the county seat, was originally incorporated on January 26, 1850 as the Borough of Mauch Chunk, an Indian name meaning “bear mountain.

retire in ShippensburgShippensburg, Pennsylvania - We are a rural, college town, that is located in the scenic Cumberland Valley of South Central Pennsylvania, directly on the line between Franklin and Cumberland counties. With the nearby Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-81, it is just a short driving distance from many metropolitan centers, including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington D.C., and New York City.

retire in Greene CountyGreene County, Pennsylvania - From rolling farmland in the summer to snow-covered hills in the winter, from breathtaking vistas in the spring to stunning foliage in the fall, Greene County has it all. Predominantly rural but overwhelmingly charming, a trip to Greene County is a return to simpler times. Generations call this land home and are proud of its rich agricultural and coal mining history.

retire in Crawford County (PA Great Lakes Region)Crawford County (PA Great Lakes Region), Pennsylvania - There is a reason we call this area the Great Lakes Region. For starters, the cool, calming lakes have shaped not only the climate but also the small towns and agriculture. From shipping ports to vineyards to hiking and biking trails this region in the western tip of Pennsylvania has a lot going on.

retire in ErieErie, Pennsylvania - Erie, Pennsylvania’s fifth largest city, is on beautiful Presque Isle Bay, one the world’s best-protected harbors, surrounded by a seven-mile peninsula. As a Great Lakes City, Erie has an extensive maritime history, and boasts the state’s only seashore. Central to Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Buffalo and Southern Ontario, Erie is within 500 miles of more than half of the U.S.

retire in Kane Alleghany National Forest areaKane Alleghany National Forest area, Pennsylvania - Kane is a borough in Mckean County,94 miles by south of Erie Pennsylvania. It is the home of the Kane Area School district, known as the Kane Wolves Kane is commended for its little or no crime and its friendly citizens. Kane is nestled in the Alleghany National Forest.,known for its streams, fishing and hunting, paths and trails.

retire in CarlisleCarlisle, Pennsylvania - The Carlisle Area is a fast-paced community with a small-town feel. Located in South Central PA, at the intersection of Interstate 81 and the PA Turnpike, Carlisle is well-suited to the business traveler, as well as the casual tourist. Peruse a Carlisle Events Car Show. Enjoy a historic retreat. Relax at a concert or performance. Or fly-fish in one of our world-renowned trout streams.

retire in Lawrence County, New CastleLawrence County, New Castle, Pennsylvania - It is conveniently located along Interstates 76 (PA turnpike), 376, 79 or 80. For scenic roadways, try state routes 422, 65, 18, 168, or 208. Find us 19 miles east of Youngstown, OH: 54 miles northwest of Pittsburgh: 90 miles south of Erie and 100 miles southeast of Cleveland.

retire in Gettysburg areaGettysburg area, Pennsylvania - Gettysburg, located in Adams County, Pa, is a historic town nestled in tranquil farmlands abundant with fruit and produce. This quaint community offers theater, festivals, shopping, farm-to-table dining, locally produced craft beverages and cultural activities. The community is home to a variety of artists and musicians.

retire in Northeast PennsylvaniaNortheast Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania - Rich in quality of life, history and natural beauty, Northeast Pennsylvania (NEPA) offers a variety of entertainment and activities from A to Z for all who seek to experience life.

retire in Lehigh Valley (Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton)Lehigh Valley (Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton), Pennsylvania - Discover 730 square miles of something for everyone. The destination needs to meet lots of requirements: stuff for the kids, exciting entertainment for the grown-ups, plenty of good restaurants and affordable lodging. And it would be nice if the place was convenient. Luckily, there’s Lehigh Valley. Big enough to hold all the interests of your family and friends.

retire in Pittsburgh & Its CountrysidePittsburgh & Its Countryside, Pennsylvania - Butler County is tucked in the rolling hills of western Pennsylvania, just north of Pittsburgh. Getting here is easy via the PA Turnpike, I-80, I-79, Route 422, Route 19 or Route 8. Our diverse towns are award winning--from Butler, the birthplace of the Jeep--to Cranberry Township, a great place to raise a family.

retire in Central PA/Huntingdon CountyCentral PA/Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania - Huntingdon County is located in Central PA and offers adventure, heritage, and the road less traveled.

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