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Retirement Fun & How to Get It — 5 Great Activities

by Jeremy Holcombe

Your retirement years should be joyous and fun. Once you have determined where you will live, how you will pay for medical, and whether or not you want to rent or own a home, you can start to look at some activities you may want to get involved with after your retirement is final.

There are a ton of amazing activities that retirees can get involved with. The best thing about these is that you have the time to do them, and if you have saved properly then you probably have the money as well. Here are some of the best activities to get involved in after you retire.


Yes, you knew this would be on the list somewhere. Golfing is both therapeutic and enjoyable. It’s an activity you can enjoy on your own, or with you significant other. Golfing provides exercise and outdoor activity, and allows for a relaxing way to spend a retirement day. There are amazing golf courses all over the world, so finding a good one where you live shouldn’t be an issue.


Not just swimming, but all types of water sports. Want to learn to surf? Go for it! Want to kayak around some amazing destinations? This is an option as well. Swimming is good for you, has been proven to be good for your mind and body, and will also provide you with plenty of sun and fun.


Yes, I understand this is at the top of most retiree’s lists. Traveling is something that retirees should look forward to, enjoy when they can, and allow them to see a lot of the world. Grab your loved ones; pick some destinations, save properly toward the trip, and head on out to see the world during your retirement years.


Volunteering is something that you may have already done in the past, but if you haven’t then choosing to get involved after you retire is a great way to help people and get to know your community better. Whether you go and serve food to the homeless once a week or once a month, or become more involved within your community, volunteering can bring a lot of joy to both you and those around you.

Start a Small Business

This could take some time, and results may vary, but starting your own small business after retirement is a fantastic way to get involved in your community and keep you occupied. There are all sorts of small businesses you could choose from. The one you choose will be based on your interest.

There are all sorts of great activities to get involved with after you retire. The above are just some suggestions. Make sure you stay active and have fun after you retire. Enjoy your retirement years; you have worked your whole life to get here.

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