The Villages first town square, Spanish Springs, is celebrating it's 20th birthday this month. The dedication ceremony took place on May 7th, 1994. This month in the video series The Villages sends out they've got a great segment with Mark Morse, Tracy Mathews and Jennifer Parr discussing some of ... Continue Reading » about 20 Years of Spanish Springs
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.
The first 4:30 of this video will give you an inside look at just how popular polo season is in The Villages... The opportunity to learn something new is one of the things residents value about The Villages. For a number of Villagers, polo is one of the new things they have ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Polo Club
This is an excerpt from Inside the Bubble: Unauthorized Guide to Florida's Most Popular Community.Roundabouts are very prevalent in The Villages. They serve multiple purposes such as keeping traffic flowing in an orderly fashion and increasing driver safety by preventing the possibility of T-bone ... Continue Reading » about Navigating The Villages Roundabouts
As I mentioned in a recent article (The Wild Wild West) Brownwood Paddock Square might not currently have as many stores and restaurants as the other town squares in The Villages, but it has the potential to far surpass both Spanish Springs and Lake Sumter Landing. Being the youngest of the ... Continue Reading » about Coming Soon to Brownwood Paddock Square
Earlier this year I interviewed Villager Paul Emberger who created the website CartingTheVillages.com, which provides the only comprehensive map of all the cart paths in The Villages as well as information on related laws, resources, and safety issues. In that interview Paul mentioned that they ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Golf Cart Maps
Quite frequently I receive some variation of this question: I am moving to The Villages soon but I am not ready/able/willing to retire yet. What are my options as far as jobs are concerned and where should I even begin? This question makes perfect sense. The retirement lifestyle of The ... Continue Reading » about Finding a Job in The Villages