Lakewood Ranch

Top 10 Reasons to People Move to Lakewood Ranch

Many think Lakewood Ranch (LWR) is a small city. It is actually a master planned community with everything a city has to offer. In additional to over 20 unique residential villages, it has restaurants, bars, stores, cinemas, parks, and so much more. Why do people move to Lakewood Ranch? Here are 10 reasons.

Beautiful Weather

You can’t beat the year-round weather in LWR. With over 200 days of sunshine, average high temperature ranges from 71-91 degrees. The average lows range from 52-75 degrees. Learn more about Lakewood Ranch weather at


Conveniently located just off Interstate I-75, Lakewood Ranch is close to Sarasota & Bradenton. The beaches of Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Lido Key, and Siesta Key are a short drive away as well as St Petersburg & Tampa.

#1 Community in the U.S. for all ages

Lakewood Ranch is #1 because it has more than 20 unique villages offering something for every size family and every stage of life. Some are 55-plus, some have golf courses, some are gated communities and all are close to town centers and schools.

Shop & Dine

Lakewood Ranch Main St is the ideal downtown with stylish boutiques, international cuisine, cinemas, and entertainment. The Green at Lakewood Ranch is a town center in northern Lakewood Ranch. It has more that two dozen businesses. Lakewood Ranch has multiple neighborhood centers with all the services you need. Waterside place opening in 2021 will be a waterfront center with apartments, restaurants, retail shops, offices and the Players Centre for Performing Arts. All connected to the residential neighborhoods by trails, parks, and water taxi.

Parks & Trails

Lakewood Ranch have over 150 miles of multi-surface trails for walking and biking. These trails connect you with over 10 parks and several lakes. You can play disc golf and take Fido to a splash at the dog park.


Education is cornerstone of Lakewood Ranch. Their primary and secondary school are consistently A-rated. It is home to higher education with nine campuses with an emphasis on business, medical, culinary, and vocational


Lakewood Ranch is home to the Premier Sports Campus. It has every field sport for youth to professional athletes. It hosts local, state, and national events all year.

Community Events

Lakewood Ranch hosts many community event year-round. Some of the events include Music on Main, Farmers’ Market, Polo, Watch Parties, Theatre in the Field, Holidays on the Ranch, sporting events and much more.


Lakewood Ranch has its own medical center, cancer center, assisted living facilities, doctors, dentists, fitness centers and more. No need to travel far to stay healthy.

Arts & Culture

Lakewood Ranch arts and culture events showcase artist, music, film and performing arts. It is just a short drive to professional theatres, symphonies, ballets and more.

If you would like to move to Lakewood Ranch, we can help you find a new home.

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