Top Retirement Towns
What Galena is like for active adults
Galena, one of the most beautiful towns in Illinois, is a small community of 3,333 popular with retirees and vacationers. It is located in northwestern Illinois near the Mississippi River and the Wisconsin and Iowa borders. The town is named for galena, an ore of lead, lead sulfide. Galena is in Jo Daviess County. Many beautiful homes and buildings in the French Colonial and Victorian styles of architecture were created during its early economic prominence due to steamboats and lead mining...
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What Sun City is like for active adults
Sun City is one of the first active adult communities in the world, and certainly the most famous. This particular Sun City is an unincorporated community near Peoria, Arizona - about 15 miles northwest of Phoenix. It has an endless amount of amenities and activities. Sun City has 48,000 residents. It was founded by Del Webb in 1960. Every conceivable activity - 7 recreation centers, 8 golf courses, 3 country clubs, 2 bowling centers, Sun Bowl, and Viewpoint Lake...
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What Rockport is like for active adults
Situated on the Texas Gulf Coast, Rockport is a low-key tourist destination protected by barrier islands. Clean beaches offer great fishing and the surrounding areas offer plenty of birding opportunities. It's a relatively small community of about 10,000 that has been growing steadily - about 33% in the past decade. Fifty percent of the population is forty five or older. Life here is easygoing and water-oriented with a big cultural kick.Aerial photo of Rockport courtesy of NOAA and Wikipedia...
What Germantown is like for active adults
Germantown is a very affluent (HH income over $100,000) tucked in the southwestern corner of Tennessee, just 10 miles from Memphis. In the city center is the "Old Germantown" neighborhood, anchored by a reproduction of the 1868 railroad depot and railroad tracks that recall the community's earliest days of development as an outpost along the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. The population is 40,000 and the median age is 45.7 years old...