Northeast United States

The Northeast region of the United States consists of eleven states.  The oldest and largest being the home of the Big Apple, officially known as The Empire State (New York).  Rhode Island is the smallest state in the northeast region.  Six states in the northeast are known together as the New England states.  These are Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire.  The Middle Atlantic States, which are the last five, comprised of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.  The northeast part of the United States is connected in the north by Canada and east by the Atlantic Ocean. The American South borders the southernmost part of the northeast region and the American Midwest borders the west.  More than 2/3 of the American population resides in the northeast region of the United States.  The northeast states are rich in history as all these states belonged to the Thirteen Colonies although Maine and Vermont were part of other colonies before independence.

If you are an active adult living in the northeast part of the United States and looking for a retirement community, there are many wonderful places to consider.  Here are some great places in the North East of USA to settle down and turn your new chapter in life.

  • Connecticut – There are 189 active adult 55+ and also age-targeted ‘active lifestyle’ communities listed in our site from Connecticut. Each community caters to the specific requirements of active adults such as you.  For example, North Woods of Colchester in Connecticut is an age-restricted active adult community, built surrounded by the southeastern woodlands of Connecticut.  It is an eco-conscious community built to support a peaceful and nature-loving lifestyle.
  • Massachusetts –With 152 communities listed in our site, you are sure to find the right retirement active community for retirement in Massachusetts.  For example, Red Mill Village is an age-restricted community close to all amenities, yet set apart from the hustle and bustle of urban life.  Scenic and beautiful, this is a great community for you to settle down.
  • Maine – Although Maine features only 20 communities in our site, these communities are unique and beautiful in their own way and you can have a home and a wonderful life in one of these communities.  For example, Kittery Estates is an age-restricted community that features a fitness center and permits pets in the community.  So, if you have a dog or cat, this is a great place for you and your pets to relocate to and enjoy life.
  • Rhode Island – 19 beautiful communities are up for grabs in Rhode Island. Winnapaug Cottages, with its walking trails and the beach, is one of the most outstanding communities in Rhode Island to date.  You will find that each and every community has something special to offer to you.
  • Vermont – The state of Vermont has only 13 senior retirement communities but these are fantastic choices to settle down in your 55+ years. These include Wynnmere, an age-restricted community with walking and bicycling trails and Apple Island Resort, nestled on Lake Champlain, a great place for boating and fishing.
  • New Hampshire – There are 83 active senior retirement communities detailed in AAL under the state of New Hampshire.  These include The Village at Hollis Depot, where social events and meetings are enjoyed along with walking and biking with friends.  Another community, in New Hampshire, worth mentioning is Fitts Farm at Durham, where carefree living in a natural setting add more years to life and make you feel younger by the day!
  • New Jersey – This state features more than 300 active adult communities.  The homes in these communities range from ranch style homes to single-family detached homes, etc.  If you have the time, visit The Preserve at Weatherby for a taste of what it is all about, living in an active adult community in NJ.
  • Delaware – 117 retirement communities of exceptional beauty and set in the most scenic areas can be found in Delaware.  Some of these communities are Bayside Fenwick Island by Schell Brothers in Ocean View and Champions’ Club in Magnolia, where a peaceful walk on the beach is not just an idea, but a picture-perfect possibility.
  • Maryland – There is never a lack of things to do in Maryland, and if you lived in one of the 192 retirement communities you are ensured of an exciting life.  Two Rivers in Odenton and Four Seasons at Kent Island in Chester are examples of two communities where life is always exciting and full of fun.
  • New York – Living in The Empire State never looked this good!  There are 109 communities in New York detailed in  Consider a perfect blend of charm and sophistication at communities the like of Beekman Chase and Atria Rye Brook for countless socializing opportunities and full calendar the entire year.

There are many more active adult communities you can consider in the northeast.  You can access these communities and find out all you can about them by visiting our website  This website provides you with information on more than 5,800 communities in the United States.  Visit our website today and see for yourself.

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