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New Port Richey, FL | Featured Smart Military Retirement Location Of The Week

New Port Richey, FL, is located about forty miles northwest of Tampa, FL. A town initially designed as a winter getaway for Hollywood stars.


The benefit of being outside Tampa is that home prices and homeowners' fees are lower than in the city.



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Outdoor entertainment like fishing, boating, or golfing is top-rated. On the other hand, the town offers many unique festivals throughout the year. New Port Richey is home to a Native American Heritage festival called the Chasco Fiesta, or a famous event called the "live Mermaid show" at Weeki Wachee State Park.

New Port Richey is less than 40 min from MacDill Air Force Base. The base offers an Exchange, a Commissary, an MWR, and much more!

MacDill Air Force Base also has a Space-A Air passenger terminal operated by Air Mobility Command. For urgent care, the nearest VA Health Clinic is in New Port Richey; and the James Haley Veterans' hospital is twenty-two miles away for more effective treatments.

Look no further than New Port Richey in Florida for a slow-paced, nature-oriented retirement!

New Port Richey, FL, is one of the 120 locations in our Smart Military Retirement Location Guide™. Filled with locations chosen based on data relevant to military retirees, our 2022 Smart Military Retirement Location Guide™ will help you find the place best suited for your ideal retirement. For more information and to purchase our guide, click here.



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