Active Adult Communities

Retire to Rhode Island and Experience All That the First State has to Offer

July 22, 2019 • Fenny Peiffer

A happy senior couple sitting on the side of a sail boat

If you are an empty nester, looking for a place to settle down now that your responsibilities are over, and you no longer need to be based where your work is, you should consider Rhode Island as a place of retirement. Rhode Island is in the New England region and is an ideal place for 55+ active adults looking for adult living communities. You will find 20% of the country’s landmarks and 400 miles of coastline here. All types of watersports, such as boating, sailing, fishing, etc. are yours and there to be enjoyed if you purchase a home in an Active Adult Community in Rhode Island.

Life in Rhode Island

Although Rhode Island is a small state, its environment couldn’t be more diverse. All the people of Rhode Island are dedicated to preserving their natural heritage and, as a result, you will find many activities that you can take part in and many things to do in Rhode Island. For example, the beaches in Rhode Island are spectacular. You will find more than 100 public and private beaches to enjoy a sunny, summer day on. There are many natural trails available all throughout the state to take advantage of offering great views and scenery that Rhode Island has while getting the exercise you need to keep fit and trim. If you are into bird watching, there are bird watching trails where you can observe more than 300 species of birds ranging from the Eurasian Wigeons to the Peregrine Falcons. Hikers can consider taking the hiking nature trails that will take them to open farmlands and dense woodlands.

Rhode Island always has something interesting for its visitors and residents alike. There are fairs, carnivals, special events, and concerts happening all year round. Another great reason for you to move to a senior living community in Rhode Island is golf. Rhode Island is home to some of the best golf course in New England. If you are interested in a golfing lifestyle, having a home within one of the Rhode Island golf course communities should be considered. The state also boasts some of the best vineyards and wineries. You are sure to enjoy a day out visiting these wineries and sampling their excellent vintages.

Communities in Rhode Island

There are a number of active lifestyle communities in Rhode Island.  For example, Winnapaug Cottages in Westerly is a community of 60 condominium ranch style homes in a 135-acre nature preserve. It is located just one mile from the Atlantic Ocean. Every home in this community is designed according to your exacting requirements. It is a maintenance-free, age-restricted, luxurious community that you will at once happily consider if you visit it.

Another community worth considering is the Stone Harbor Condominiums and Marina in Bristol, RI. This new and intimate condominium community of 81 homes is just minutes from the beautiful beaches of Newport. Homes in Stone Harbor are priced from high $400,000.


If you have not found that ideal home you are looking for to settle down after 55+, so many options are yours to browse through when you visit the national directory of communities at  Visit this website for a comprehensive look at more than 8,500 communities that are specially geared for active adult senior residencies throughout the USA and Canada

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