Best Places to Retire in Nevada

Best Places to Retire in Nevada

Nevada, renowned for its vibrant cities, stunning landscapes, and tax-friendly benefits, is an ideal retirement destination. Whether you seek the excitement of Las Vegas, the natural beauty of Reno, or the tranquility of smaller towns, Nevada offers a diverse range of options for retirees. Explore the best places to retire in Nevada and find your perfect retirement community.

Why Retire in Nevada?

Tax-Friendly State

Nevada is one of the most tax-friendly states for retirees. The state has no income tax, and Social Security benefits, pensions, 401(k) plans, and IRAs are not taxed. Additionally, there is no estate or inheritance tax in Nevada.

Low Cost of Living

With no income taxes and low property taxes, Nevada boasts a cost of living that is below the national average. Affordable housing, low utility costs, and numerous senior discounts contribute to the state's overall affordability.

Excellent Climate

Nevada enjoys a warm, sunny climate perfect for outdoor activities. Southern Nevada, including Las Vegas, offers a semi-arid desert climate with hot summers and mild winters. Northern Nevada experiences more moderate temperatures with occasional winter snowfall.

Recreation and Entertainment

From world-class golf courses to expansive hiking trails, Nevada provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. The state is also famous for its entertainment options, including casinos, music concerts, sports events, and theatrical productions.

Top Cities and Towns to Retire in Nevada

Las Vegas

Las Vegas, known for its vibrant nightlife and entertainment scene, also offers numerous retirement communities with luxurious amenities.


  • World-class dining, shopping, and entertainment
  • Numerous golf courses and recreational facilities
  • Low cost of living and no state income tax
  • Access to top-notch healthcare facilities


Reno, often called "The Biggest Little City in the World," combines urban amenities with access to outdoor adventures.


  • Proximity to Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains
  • Diverse cultural events and festivals
  • A variety of outdoor activities, including skiing, hiking, and fishing
  • Lower cost of living compared to other Western cities


Henderson, a suburb of Las Vegas, offers a quieter lifestyle with easy access to the amenities of the big city.


  • Beautiful parks and recreational facilities
  • A growing arts and culture scene
  • Numerous golf courses and fitness centers
  • Safe neighborhoods with a strong sense of community

FAQs about Retiring in Nevada

Find Your Ideal Retirement Community in Nevada

Las Vegas Meadows Active 55+ Community in Las Vegas NV

Las Vegas Meadows

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas has become one of the most desirable spots in the country for 55+ living. Just 5 minutes from the Strip, Las Vegas Meadows is the perfect community for the active adult who doesn’t want to slow down any time soon.

Despite being centrally located in a large city, Las Vegas Meadows is surprisingly peaceful, as it is tucked away on 42 gate-guarded acres. The remodeled and updated pre-owned homes include two to three bedrooms, depending on the layout, and start at about $20K. Inside, you’ll enjoy an open living room layout, included appliances in excellent condition, and a walk-in shower. Outdoors, desert landscaping with an irrigation system, a new roof, and a covered carport leaves little for you to worry about. Additionally, home rentals are available from $895/month.

The affordable price tag belies the luxury community amenities at Las Vegas Meadows. A sparkling pool with covered patios and an indoor spa and sauna offer ample opportunity to recharge at the sleek clubhouse. Or work up a sweat in the gym or on the tennis or pickleball courts. An on-staff activities director ensures there’s a full calendar of social and recreational events to fill your calendar.

Minutes away from Las Vegas Meadows, you can enjoy Michelin star restaurants, world-class entertainment, and easy access to McCarran International Airport. Should you find yourself yearning to get in touch with Mother Nature, you’re only a short drive from Lake Meade, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area.

With a year-round warm climate, favorable tax policies, and an active and vibrant community, it’s easy to see why Las Vegas Meadows is a sure bet.

Request more information to discover if Las Vegas Meadows is the right community for your active 55+ lifestyle.

Also check out our other Thesman Communities:
Las Palmas
Las Palmas Grand
Las Vegas Meadows
Palmas Del Sol
Palmas Del Sol East
Sunrise Village
Village Green


Lake Las Vegas

Lake Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV
Homes from $440K - $2.7M
Discover a desert oasis at Lake Las Vegas where you can find contemporary homes amid a luxurious atmosphere in Henderson while still being close to the action and national parks.

Start Your Nevada Retirement Journey

The best way to know if a place is right for you is to visit. Plan a trip to explore your potential new home in Nevada. Many communities offer discounted stays or tours for future residents, making it easy to learn more. Select a few options, plan a visit, and get ready to experience the charm and excitement of Nevada firsthand.

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