Top Retirement Towns
What Eugene is like for active adults
Eugene, population 158,000, has many attractions as a retirement community. For one, it is a vibrant college town; 17,000 students attend the University of Oregon here. It has the Cascade Mountain range for unlimited hiking, skiing and outdoor opportunities. And the wild and rugged Pacific coast is just an hour to the west. The city, birthplace of Nike, is famous for its extensive park system, which includes many bike and running trails...
What Albuquerque is like for active adults
Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico with 522,000 residents - many of them retirees. It was the 6th fastest growing city within the U.S in 2007. The city is set in a unique place near the mountains. Albuquerque is a vibrant college town, home to the University of New Mexico. Old Town provides an interesting shopping and tourist destination. Albuquerque is trying hard to make the downtown an interesting destination...
State: New Mexico
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What Jacksonville OR is like for active adults
Jacksonville was one of the first gold mining towns in the state of Oregon. Although the gold has long played out, its legacy is a town of great beauty and history. TheJacksonville Historic District is now a U.S. National Historic Landmark. This town of 2,800, a few miles west of Medford in the Rogue Valley, attracts affluent people who tend to be a bit older than the Oregon average. The area has excellent outdoor recreation including many top golf courses...
What Florence is like for active adults
Florence is located in the coastal plain of South Carolina, with a population of approximately 37,000 (2010 census). Florence is a historical town in that it was an important railroad center for the Confederacy. After the war, Florence became a railway hub, and the the transportation industry is still important to it today, along with the healthcare industry, business and finance. Downtown Florence has been undergoing major redevelopment over the past several years...
State: South Carolina