Top Retirement Towns
Boca raton(38976 Views)
What Boca Raton is like for active adults
Boca Raton is an affluent retirement community of 83,000. Having a home in “Boca” ironically provides a certain cachet. The irony comes from the derivation of the city’s name in Spanish– “rat’s mouth”. The city has benefited from a carefully thought out Master Plan and strict zoning and signage laws that have helped make it a desirable place to live...
San juan islands(15618 Views)
What San Juan Islands is like for active adults
If you are one of those people who has always wanted to live on an island, the San Juan Islands are your chance (actually you have 450 chances, although only 4 of the islands have ferry service). Located off the coasts of Washington and British Columbia, the islands are both a tourist destination and a retirement community. The setting, the tranquility, and the scenery are world class. Orcas is the largest of the San Juans at about 57 square miles and a little over 4,400 residents...
Laguna vista(4665 Views)
What Laguna Vista is like for active adults
Laguna Vista is a small residential community on the coast near beautiful South Padre Island, Harlingen and Port Isabel, Texas. This popular resort area at the southern tip of Texas has a very warm winter climate and is increasingly home to many retirees as well as vacationers...
What Manassas is like for active adults
Manassas is the site of two famous Civil War battles (the first and second Battles of Bull Run). This town of about 35,000 people is close enough to Washington D.C. that is a suburb of that city, yet far enough away to provide some refuge for retirees who want to stay in the area in retirement. Five colleges have branch campuses in or just outside Manassas, including George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College. Photo of downtown Manassas courtesy of Wikipedia and Signalee...