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Rockport (9821 Views)
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 Duxbury is like for active adults
Duxbury, a town of 15,000 in Plymouth County, is one of America's oldest towns. The very affluent population is 15,000 and it is located on the coast about 35 miles south of Boston. One of its earliest setters was Captain Myles Standish. Early on the main industry was shipbuilding followed by fishing. The town has quite a number of historic homes and sites, such as two Captain Bradley's houses and the John Alden House. Snug Harbor provides a charming waterfront scene with many nice shops...
What Driggs is like for active adults
Driggs is a very small town on the southeastern border of Idaho - population 1,600. The town is located in the Teton Valley and is home to many artists who come here to paint the scenery. Some see Driggs as a less expensive alternative to nearby Jackson, Wyoming. Photo of downtown courtesy of Wikipedia and Michael Lemmon...
What Independence is like for active adults
Independence is a small town of about 9,400 in southeastern Kansas, very near the Oklahoma border. The town recently received significant fame for its Independence Public Library (pictured above courtesy of the Library's Facebook page), which was named the "Best Small" library in the country by Library Journal. Part of the reason for the prize was the library's hard journey in just a few years from facing a bleak budget picture to a bustling center for the community...