8 of the Best Places in America to Retire

Finding a place to retire doesn’t have to be stressful. There are many living options for you to look at that offer the things you love.

Finding a place to retire doesn’t have to be stressful. Just think about what you love to do and what kind of adventures you want to partake in. There are countless places that offer the things you love, but for now here are 8 places that you should consider.

 

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs is a vibrant and attractive city for retirees. There are many opportunities for an active life in the great outdoors of Colorado. Colorado Springs is nestled at the base of Pikes Peak and is the home of the Garden of the Gods, one of the most breathtaking national wonders in America.

6089 Buttermere Drive, Colorado Springs, CO listed by Camellia Coray with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate for $1,200,000.

6089 Buttermere Drive, Colorado Springs, CO listed by Camellia Coray with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate for $1,200,000.

 

Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis is the biggest city in the Hoosier state. Living in a big city may seem like a questionable financial move, but Indianapolis offers small-city pricing. There are numerous cultural activities that the city offers. Fan of the arts? The Indianapolis Museum of Art offers free general admission on the first Thursday of each month. If you enjoy world renowned art exhibits, beautiful gardens, or summer nights outdoor movie screenings, the IMA is the spot for you.

 

Tampa, Florida

If you are looking to retire near the beach, Tampa is a great spot for you to check out. While Tampa is located right by the beach, the city still offers many urban attractions, such as malls, sporting events.

16505 Millan De Avila, Tampa, FL listed by Michelle Fitz-Randolph with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate for $1,595,000.

16505 Millan De Avila, Tampa, FL listed by Michelle Fitz-Randolph with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate for $1,595,000.

 

Aiken, South Carolina

Located in the center of South Carolina’s “Thoroughbred Country” Aiken is just a small town that is placed right outside of Augusta, Georgia. There are dozens of opportunities of take place in golfing tournaments, as well as to watch steeplechase horse racing. Aiken is also well-known for its parks, historic buildings, wooded areas, and art museums.

929 New Bridge Road, Aiken, SC listed by Leslie Doerr with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for $1,250,000

929 New Bridge Road, Aiken, SC listed by Leslie Doerr with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for $1,250,000

 

Rockport, Texas

Rockport is one of the largest retirement communities in the United States; more than 25% of the popular is older than 65. Not only is it a thriving retirement community, but it also is conveniently placed between two big cities. The ocean is not very far away from Rockport, as well as all the amenities that come with living in or near a big city.

1009 St. John Court, Rockport, TX listed by Misty Ash-Kuhn with Coldwell Banker The Ron Brown Company for $599,000.

1009 St. John Court, Rockport, TX listed by Misty Ash-Kuhn with Coldwell Banker The Ron Brown Company for $599,000.

 

Astoria, Oregon

Astoria is a little beach town tucked into the Northwest corner of the beautiful state of Oregon. The mighty Colombia River runs through Astoria on the way to the Pacific Ocean. Lovers of nature need look no further than Astoria to find a peaceful small town with specialty shops and delicious, fresh seafood!

 

Mendocino, California

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10000 Brewery Gulch Rd, Mendocino, CA listed by Drew Reid with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for $4,000,000.

Mendocino is more than just a place—it’s a state of mind. Mendocino boasts gorgeous natural scenery combined with a tight-knit local community. With the perfect mix of social opportunity and natural wonder, Mendocino is a retirement dream.

Thinking about where you want to retire certainly can be stressful, especially if you have no idea where you want to purchase your new home. All eight of the cities that we talked about in this article are great places to retire; they’re all filled with fun adventures that you can partake in. Just think about what you love to do and you will be all set to pick the best location for you to retire in!

Sharon is the Digital Content Specialist for Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC. She lives in New Jersey and holds a BA from Syracuse University. She is passionate about giving back to the community and enjoys teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at the local Boys & Girls Club. She loves pun-ny jokes and she can watch adorable videos of puppies and babies all day.

2 Comments

  1. Jean Palmerton
    April 13, 2017

    Just spent a week in Rockport TX on vacation with family and loved it! Coming from Michigan, we loved the warm weather. Rockport is a nice town!

    Reply
  2. Liz Chapman
    April 14, 2017

    You missed St. George Utah.

    Reply

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