When most people consider retirement they want to live somewhere that is affordable, has a good social atmosphere, and is easily accessible to the medical resources they need. That’s why the Lewes and Rehoboth area of Delaware has become so popular for retirees throughout the east coast. In a recent article fromTravel Awaits, Lewes and Rehoboth were ranked #6 on the list of beautiful beach towns perfect for retirees in the United States.
There are several benefits of choosing Delaware as the state you retire in. Some of the biggest perks include; no sales tax, no tax on social security benefits, and Delaware ranks amongst the top ten states with the lowest property tax rates in the U.S. This allows retirees to live comfortably and relax during their retirement.
Delaware is also close to several nationally recognized hospitals including the world-renown Johns Hopkins Hospital. This leaves comfort in the event of any medical needs. The state also offers great health insurance! Knowing your health is taken care of will help ease your mind when you're relaxing on the beach with no worries!
With all of the extra time that retirement often brings, many like to stay busy and adventure in their new area! In both Lewes and Rehoboth, there are a wide variety of options to keep you busy ranging from golf to food and entertainment, and lots of nature adventures to go on in both areas. If you are in the mood for some great food, check out some of the local favorites likeGrotto’s pizzaandDogfish Head Brewings & Eats. There are also tons ofwineries, breweries, and distilleriesin the area that make a great date night out or a day trip around the state!
For those who love the outdoors and want to soak up some sun, both towns have miles and miles of beaches for you to relax on. Plus Rehoboth Beach has a mile-long boardwalk with tons of shops, dining spots, and art galleries that has something fun for everyone in your family. You’ll never be bored in these towns!
With plenty to do, beautiful beaches to visit, and affordable costs, Delaware should be on your radar for a place to retire! Don’t count the tiny state out because it has big things to offer!