Top Retirement Towns
What Surprise is like for active adults
Surprise is a relatively new town northwest of Phoenix, Glendale, and even Sun City. Previous to 1938 the area was nothing here but desert or ranches, but now it is filled with active adult developments (principally Sun City Grand, the newest of the Sun City developments in the Phoenix area). The population grew 280% from 2000 to 2011 - to almost 118,000. The 2007-2008 real estate crunch took a big toll here and in Phoenix, although further out areas like this were hardest hit...
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What DallasFort Worth is like for active adults
The Dallas Fort Worth Metro is well, Texas-sized. There are neighborhoods for every kind of person ranging from old downtown areas to places out in the suburbs. Retirees like it in Dallas for a number of reasons. It's a big city so there is always something to do - there are more restaurants, museums, concerts, plays, and professional sports events than anyone could ever attend...
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What Coeur dAlene is like for active adults
Coeur d'Alene is a fast growing town in northern Idaho's panhandle. This town of 43,000 on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene attracts retirees and tourists because of its outstanding beauty and outdoor recreation. The population grew 27% between 2000 and 2009. The Coeur d'Alene Resort is a major attraction for the area. Coeur d'Alene is also located near two major ski resorts, Silver Mountain Resort and Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort ...
What Ashland-VA is like for active adults
Ashland is a very charming small town of about 7,000 people that is 15 miles north of Richmond. Ashland was originally developed as a resort for the wealthy of Richmond. It is an interesting mix - there are nice shopping plazas and a large YMCA as you come off of I 95 towards town, followed by the classic old town of Ashland. The main street is split by the main railroad from Washington to Richmond, which creates an unusual but very pleasant ambiance...