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What Grand Junction is like for active adults
Grand Junction, Colorado comes up near the top of many people's "best places to retire". For one thing, this fast-growing town perched on the border with Utah has a relatively low cost of living. It is also a college town (Mesa State College has over 4,000 students on campus here). Natural beauty and recreation is abundant with the Rocky Mountains and the Colorado National Monument (see picture above). The town is the unofficial capital of the Western Slope...
What Cheyenne is like for active adults
Cheyenne is the capital and largest city (53,000 people) of the state of Wyoming and is an interesting place to retire. The city was an early western railhead and stock town and became very important when the major east/west railroad came through town. The railroad made use of the naturally tall, straight native lodgepole pine trees to manufacture ties for their tracks. The city has a lower than an average cost of living, and in fact was named by U.S...
What Georgetown-TX is like for active adults
Georgetown is a small town in central Texas, just north of Round Rock and about 27 miles from Austin. It is the county seat of Williamson County. The presence of Southwestern University gives the community a college town feel. The town has an impressive collection of well preserved Victorian and pre-WW1 downtown historic districts, with The Beaux-Arts Williamson County Courthouse (1911) as its centerpiece...
What Birmingham is like for active adults
The largest city in Alabama, named for one of the major industrial cities of the United Kingdom, Birmingham, Alabama has been nicknamed The Magic City. Until the end of the 1960s, Birmingham was one of the South's primary industrial centers, producing iron and steel as a major component of the railroad industry. Now, manufacturing is no longer quite as important, but Birmingham today ranks as one of the most prominent business centers in the Southeastern United States...