Whether visiting over winter, spring, or fall break, enjoying a longer summertime stay, or just dropping by for a few days on the way to Disney or the beach, most kids get a kick out of visiting The Villages. In this guide, I've put together some helpful information if you've got youngins coming ... Continue Reading » about Visiting The Villages with Kids
Life in The Villages
Everyday life in The Villages is probably quite different than the life you left behind before moving here.
Explore our articles below on what makes living in The Villages so different than just about any place else.
Halloween in The Villages
Halloween is most commonly associated with young trick or treaters getting into costume and going around the neighborhood filling their bags or buckets with sugary treats, so you might think the holiday would pass without much fanfare here in The Villages. Nothing could be further from the ... Continue Reading » about Halloween in The Villages
The Bubble Movie Review (Two Thumbs Up!)
"The Bubble" is a new documentary about The Villages from writer/director Valerie Blankenbyl. It comes hot on the heels of another movie about The Villages released a few months prior titled "Some Kind of Heaven". From the film's description: In the “Villages” (the world’s largest ... Continue Reading » about The Bubble Movie Review (Two Thumbs Up!)
How Far is The Villages From…
People love The Villages because it offers just about everything you need a short golf cart ride away. But that doesn't mean you'll never want to venture outside of the bubble. Florida is an amazing state, and it would be a shame to limit yourself to only experiencing what goes on inside the ... Continue Reading » about How Far is The Villages From…
FBI Data Says The Villages is the Safest Place in Florida
According to a recent article, The Villages Metropolitan Statistical Area (M.S.A.) has the lowest rate of crime in all of Florida. In 2018, the most recent year that full FBI stats were available for at the time of this writing, The Villages M.S.A. saw 2,116 crimes per 100,000 people. What ... Continue Reading » about FBI Data Says The Villages is the Safest Place in Florida
The Villages Movie: Some Kind of Heaven
It may have taken nearly 50 years, but somebody finally made a movie about The Villages and it was an Official Selection of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The 81-minute movie Some Kind of Heaven, directed by Lance Oppenheim, will be available in selected theaters and On Demand beginning Jan. ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Movie: Some Kind of Heaven