Illinois Residents Seeking the Best Active Adult Communities for Fishing Won’t Want to Miss Bear Creek in Central FL

Whether you’re talking about freshwater or saltwater fishing, some of the world’s best places to cast a line are in Central Florida. So there’s little wonder that many Illinois residents whose retirement dreams include spending long days out on the water would be looking for the best active adult communities for fishing in the Central Florida area. If you’re one of those prospective retirees, you’ll want to put Bear Creek, a 55-plus community located near Daytona Beach, FL, high on your list of potential retirement destinations.

Residents of our community don’t have to drive far to find an abundance of angling opportunities. Bear Creek is within walking distance of the Tomoka River and only a few minutes by car from numerous fishing piers on the Atlantic Ocean, including the well-known Daytona Beach Main Street Pier, a popular spot for fishing fans year-round. If deep sea fishing is your sport of choice, you can catch a charter at Ponce Inlet or several other locations in the area. Plus, some of the best bass fishing in the state can be found at numerous lakes along the St. Johns River only a short drive from Bear Creek.

Things to Do When the Fish Aren’t Biting

  • Visit the Daytona International Speedway
  • Tour historic lighthouses, sugar mill plantations, and other intriguing landmarks located nearby
  • Take in a concert at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, located on the picturesque boardwalk overlooking the beach

In fact, Bear Creek is not only one of the best active adult communities for fishing, but it’s also one of the best places for adults 55 and older to live – period. We offer three spacious clubhouse complexes loaded with resort-style amenities, including tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball courts, swimming pools, game rooms, a fitness center, and other plenty of other features to help you stay physically and socially active in retirement.

An Angler’s Paradise & Affordable, Too

One of the best things about Bear Creek is the affordable lifestyle we make available to older adults who are trying to make the most of their savings for retirement. We do this by offering high-quality manufactured homes for sale in an attractive neighborhood setting that you’ll be delighted to come home to after your fishing trip or sightseeing jaunt. Plus, lawn mowing is included in the services you’ll receive for your low monthly home site lease payment, which means you’ll have more time for the recreational pursuits you’ve been dreaming of!