Active Adult & 55+ Communities in Pennsylvania

Welcome to Pennsylvania, where retirement isn't just a phase of life, it's an opportunity for new beginnings and adventures. With its rich history, diverse landscapes, and vibrant communities, Pennsylvania is increasingly becoming a sought-after destination for active adults seeking a fulfilling and enjoyable retirement.

The Allure of Pennsylvania for Active Adults

A State Rich in History and Culture

Pennsylvania's historical significance and cultural richness offer endless opportunities for exploration and learning. From the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia to the scenic beauty of the Poconos, Pennsylvania provides a unique backdrop for an enriching retirement.

Perfect Four-Season Climate

Experience the beauty of all four seasons in Pennsylvania. Enjoy the colorful fall foliage, serene snow-covered winters, blooming spring landscapes, and warm summer days.

Community Living Tailored for Active Adults

A Lifestyle of Engagement and Activity

Pennsylvania's active adult communities are designed with your active lifestyle in mind. Enjoy a variety of amenities like golf courses, fitness centers, walking trails, and swimming pools, all tailored to keep you healthy and engaged.

Building Connections and Friendships

Community living in Pennsylvania means building lasting friendships and connections. With numerous social clubs, group activities, and community events, there's always an opportunity to meet like-minded individuals.

Homes Designed for Comfort and Convenience

Variety of Housing Options

Whether you prefer cozy cottages, spacious single-family homes, or convenient condos, Pennsylvania's active adult communities offer a range of housing options to fit your style and needs.

Maintenance-Free Living

Enjoy the perks of homeownership without the hassle. Most communities offer maintenance services, allowing you more time to enjoy your retirement.

Access to Quality Healthcare

Proximity to Top Medical Facilities

Pennsylvania is home to some of the nation's top healthcare facilities, ensuring that you have access to the best medical care whenever needed.

Explore Pennsylvania's Rich Recreational Landscape

Outdoor Adventures Await

With its varied geography, including mountains, rivers, and forests, Pennsylvania is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, and a host of other outdoor activities.

Cultural and Urban Excursions

Delve into Pennsylvania's rich cultural scene with its museums, theaters, and galleries. Proximity to major urban centers like Philadelphia and Pittsburgh offers endless entertainment and dining options.

Making the Move to a Pennsylvania Active Adult Community

Discover Your Ideal Community

Explore our curated list of Pennsylvania’s finest active adult communities. Find your perfect match based on location, amenities, and lifestyle preferences.

Personalized Visits and Community Tours

Schedule a visit to experience these communities in person. Tour the facilities, meet residents, and get a feel for the lifestyle that awaits you.

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Crossings at Sweetbriar

Lebanon, PA
Homes from 350K

Retirees and other active adults who want a relaxing lifestyle in a perfect location are discovering Pennsylvania’s Crossings at Sweetbriar.

Developed by Landmark Homes, the regional leader in creating upscale age-55+ communities like The Crossings at Sweetbriar, residents have a choice of both one- and two-story designs with open floor plans. Customizable options and special features make each residence unique, and the area’s low cost of living and property taxes add to the value of every home.

The Crossings at Sweetbriar residents have their own private community clubhouse for meetings and special events, plus walking and biking trails through more than 20 acres of preserved open space. But Sweetbriar’s most desirable amenity maybe its tranquil location in the rolling farmlands of central Pennsylvania. Historic sites and seasonal farmer’s market make every day trip an adventure. The nearby town of Lebanon features fine and casual dining restaurants, retail stores, antique shops, and cultural centers like the Gretna Theatre. The Iron Valley Golf Course tops the list of local outdoor-recreation venues, while the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital and the Lebanon VA Medical Center offer top-rated health care services. Just a short drive to the southwest is the state capital of Harrisburg, the regional center of commerce and culture.

Request more information below to get all the details. The active-adult lifestyle at a great location offered by The Crossings at Sweetbriar may be just what you’re looking for.


Winding Creek

Palmyra, PA

Winding Creek is a new age-55+ lifestyle community for retirees and active adults in the south central Pennsylvania countryside.

Bordered by Killinger Creek and surrounded by quiet farmlands, Winding Creek residents enjoy life in a serene settings that’s still convenient to family, friends and business associates in New York, Philadelphia and New Jersey. The nearby town of Palmyra has grocery markets, pharmacies, restaurants and shops for your everyday needs, while all of the popular attractions in the Hershey area are just a short drive away. Top-quality health care services are available at the Penn State Health Milton Hershey Medical Center.

Developed by Landmark Homes, the regional leader in building communities for the active-adult lifestyle, Winding Creek residences are available in a variety low-maintenance designs. Open floor plans with customizable details and energy-saving appliances are among the features that make every Winding Creek home distinctive. Amenities include a private community clubhouse for interest club meetings and special events, plus a pool, tennis courts and walking/biking trails that make every day an adventure in healthy living.

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Home Towne Square | Retirement Community Living | Ephrata Pensylvania

Home Towne Square

Ephrata, PA
Homes from $400K

Home Towne Square is an age-55+ community for retirees and active adults who want a relaxing lifestyle in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

Landmark Homes has designed Home Towne Square as a classic village-style neighborhood where neighbors can quickly become friends. The unique “Arts & Crafts-style” new homes include one- and two-story designs. They feature open floor plans, wide front porches, and warm exterior colors that blend right in with the low-maintenance lifestyle.

The Home Towne Square clubhouse is where residents can gather around the pool or for activities organized by a growing number of community social clubs. And throughout the property are walking trails where folks can get together for plenty of fresh-air exercises.

In addition to the low cost of living in the area, Home Towne Square’s location in Lancaster County is perfect for those who want a quiet rural address that’s still near family and friends. The welcoming town of Ephrata has grocery markets, shops, and services for your everyday needs. At the same time, the entire area offers a variety of farm-to-table restaurants and seasonal street fairs, music concerts, and community festivals. The city of Philadelphia is just a short drive away for major cultural attractions, sporting events, and world-class health care services.

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Cortland Park | 55+ Retirement Living | Active Adult Community

Cortland Park

Mechanicsburg, PA
Single Family Homes and Townhomes from the upper $300K

Cortland Park is an age-55+ community in the Pennsylvania countryside designed for retirees and active adults who want to get the most out of life.

Part of the Winding Hills master-planned community, Cortland Park residents have their own private neighborhood clubhouse with meeting space and lifestyle amenities. All of the other resort-style facilities of Winding Hills are also available to Cortland Park homeowners, including the community clubhouse with saltwater pool, fitness center, parks and 120 acres of open space with hiking and biking trails in the natural woodlands.

Developed by industry leader Landmark Homes, Cortland Park residences offer maintenance-free designs that fit right in with the active-adult lifestyle. Most of the single-family homes and townhomes at Cortland Park are single-level floor plans with two or three bedrooms, two full baths and two-car garages. Also available are spacious two-story townhomes with nearly 2,400 square feet of living space.

Located in the friendly town of Mechanicsburg, Cortland Park residents are just a short drive away from Cumberland County’s best restaurants and shopping centers. In addition, the nearby Liberty Forge Golf Course welcomes Cortland Park players and the Penn State Health-Holy Spirit Medical Center offers a variety of primary care and specialty services.

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Amblebrook at Gettysburg

Gettysburg, PA
Single Family and Villa Homes from $300K

Amblebrook at Gettysburg is an amenity-filled master-planned community for 55+ active adults that embraces the rich history and abundance of its beautiful Southern Pennsylvania setting. Built from the ground up to foster more everyday joy, Amblebrook is designed to nurture deeper connections to friends, family and the great outdoors. The stunning Rock Creek Clubhouse and Fitness Center serve up near endless opportunities to explore untapped interests and well-honed skills. And a vast array of social clubs and activities mean the sky is the limit when it comes to pursuing passions and personal exploration. Award-winning homebuilders Caruso Homes, DRB-Elevate Homes, DR Horton, Ward Homes and Lennar offer a wide variety of two- and three-bedroom layouts to suit your lifestyle, starting from the mid $300,000’s


Plan your Pennsylvania visit

Pennsylvania offers the perfect combination of serene living and active lifestyle for retirees. With its beautiful landscapes, rich history, and vibrant community life, it's an ideal place to call home during your retirement years.

Ready to start your retirement journey in Pennsylvania? Browse our listings, schedule a visit, and find your dream active adult community in the Keystone State today!

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