Five reasons to move to Dade City, Florida

Posted on August 18, 2022 by Brooke Jones

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Many people dream of Florida retirement living their whole lives, but when it comes time to make the move, it can be difficult to decide which city you want to call home. With each city in Florida offering different lifestyles and benefits, the options can be overwhelming.

Garber Communities is here to help you find your ideal living situation. If you’re looking for easy living in a quaint, historic town, Dade City is the place for you. Here’s why.

Historic downtown

A visit to downtown Dade City makes it easy to see why residents love to call this town home. The downtown area is home to the stately Pasco County Courthouse, which is surrounded by charming mom-and-pop shops and antique stores. You’ll also find plenty of restaurants and cafes to stop by for a meal or snack. Downtown Dade City is also home to the 16-acre Pioneer Florida Museum which takes visitors on a journey through the state’s history.

Local culture and festivals

The quaint town is known for its lively and unique festivals. History lovers will enjoy the Pioneer Florida Museum’s festivals and battle reenactments or the monthly classic car shows. The town comes alive in the winter with the Church Street Christmas Light Stroll and yearly reopening of Snowcat Ridge, Florida’s only alpine snow park. There’s even the annual Kumquat Festival, offering old Florida fun, hundreds of vendors and showcases the “gold gems of the citrus industry."

Perfect for nature lovers

For those looking to enjoy active senior living in Florida, there are plenty of things to explore like the rolling hills and picturesque pastures of Pasco County. From walking and hiking trails like Hardy Trail or Withlacoochee River Park to more exciting options like Kachunga Airboat Adventures, there’s something in Dade City for every nature lover.

Central location

If you like the idea of living in a small town like Dade City, but still want to be close to Florida’s larger cities, you’re in luck! Dade City is located about an hour northeast of Tampa, so you’ll have access to all the excitement of the Tampa Bay scene. New Port Richey is also nearby, so outdoor activities on Florida’s Sports Coast are only a short drive away.

Fisherman’s Cove community living

Are you ready to make the move to Dade City? Fisherman’s Cove is the perfect 55+ community in Florida to call home. This active retirement community is situated on a rolling hill overlooking beautiful Lake Pasadena and offers resort-style amenities like a heated pool and a clubhouse with a screened-in porch. Fisherman’s Cove hosts game nights, potlucks and other activities year-round to help you get to know your neighbors and make the most out of Florida retirement living.

If you’re ready to call Dade City home, click here to learn more about Fisherman’s Cove or call 407-949-8629 to schedule a tour.