Top Retirement Towns
Hot springs(19833 Views)
What Hot Springs is like for active adults
The friendly, historic city of Hot Springs makes an excellent retirement community. Hot Springs Reservation was the first country’s Federal Reserve (1832) and became a National Park in 1921 (the nation's smallest by area). Its downtown Historic District protects the thermal waters and the historic and opulent buildings on Bathhouse Row. Fordyce Bath House is the centerpiece and museum headquarters. Approximately 800,000 gallons of 143-degree water flows from the springs each day...
Wake forest(15834 Views)
What Wake Forest is like for active adults
Wake Forest is a very fast growing (up way over 100% since 2000) town of 33,000 near Raleigh, NC. Wake Forest University was started here, but moved from here to Winston-Salem in 1956. The Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is located in Wake Forest. The town is near enough to the Research Triangle that high tech computer jobs are very important to the economy. Photo of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary courtesy of Wikipedia and Ildar Sagdejev...
State: North Carolina
What Auburn-Opelika is like for active adults
Auburn-Opelika is a metropolitan area in Alabama which comprises Auburn and Opelika as well as several other incorporated and unincorporated communities. The latter has about 26,000 residents while Auburn has 56,000. This is a college town - Auburn University is located in Auburn with its 24,000 students. This pleasant town with many cultural, shopping, and recreational resources is one of the fastest growing towns in the country. Photo of downtown courtesy of Wikipedia and Saverivers...
What Tulsa is like for active adults
Tulsa is located in the northeast corner of Oklahoma, at the foot of the Ozark Mountains. It has a large number of lakes and hills, compared to the rest of the state, and contains more than half of its parks. Tulsa is considered Oklahoma's cultural and arts center, as it is home to two world-renowned art museums, along with professional opera and ballet companies...