Ocala, Florida is known as the “Horse Capital of the World”.

Springs, state parks, and horse farms, oh my! Ocala, Florida, aka the “Horse Capital of the World,” was recently ranked by US News the “#16 Best Place to Retire” after being analyzed among 150 metro areas in the United States. US News narrows their search based on the quality of life, the job market, the value of living there, and people’s desire to live there.

Have yourself an outdoor adventure, like kayaking at Silver Springs State Park.

Ocala also ranked #58 in “Best Places to Live,” #4 in “Safest Places to Live,” #6 in “Fastest Growing Places,” and #9 in “Best Places to Live in Florida.”

Ocala offers big-town growth with a small-town feel. Residents of Ocala can enjoy a vibrant downtown scene with restaurants and exciting nightlife, a flourishing arts community, well-rated schools, and a competitive job market. Did we mention beautiful weather all year round, making it a snowbird’s winter dream?

Vibrant local art and culture scene, with places like the Appleton Museum of Art.

It’s great to see US News seeing what many On Top of the World residents see in Ocala when they decide to relocate here, but it’s even better to see Ocala residents nominate On Top of the World for the third year in a row as “Best Retirement Community” in Ocala Star Banners Best of the Best Awards. On Top of the World was a contender among many other great businesses in our area. Thank you, Ocala, for choosing us!

Don’t miss out on the lifestyle Ocala and On Top of the World can offer you. For more information about On Top of the World Communities, please visit OnTopoftheWorldCommunities.com and to see the full article of US News rankings of Ocala visit https://realestate.usnews.com/places/florida/ocala.