Top Retirement Towns
What Natchitoches is like for active adults
History lovers will find Natchitoches (NACK-uh-tush), Louisiana to be an interesting retirement community. Located on the Cane River Lake, this charming southern town of 18,500 was the picturesque setting for the movie Steel Magnolias, starring Sally Field and Shirley MacLaine. An older movie set here is The Horse Soldiers with William Holden and the Duke, John Wayne. The town was founded in 1714, and is proud to be the oldest permanent settlement within the Louisiana Purchase...
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What Bowling Green is like for active adults
Bowling Green, Kentucky is a picturesque and growing college town that makes a perfect retirement community for active adults who would like to stay near the Midwest. This town of about 61,000 in southwest Kentucky has development projects totaling hundreds of millions of dollars underway or newly completed. It is about an hour’s drive north of Nashville...
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What Ann Arbor is like for active adults
One of America's most famous college towns is Ann Arbor, Michigan (population just over 115,000). It is home to the University of Michigan, whose 40,000 students dominate the town (in a nice way) culturally, economically, and demographically. The city has strict zoning regulations which make life difficult for developers but result in an extremely pleasant small town environment. Many alumni and midwesterners choose it to be their retirement community for these reasons...
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What Santa Clarita Valley is like for active adults
Santa Clarita Valley (not similar sounding Santa Clara) contains one of the larger cities in LA County, as well as many other developments. The valley was part of the Rancho San Francisco Mexican land grant. Some of the communities within it include the city of Santa Clarita, which is made up of Canyon Country, Newhall, Saugus, and Valencia...