Top Retirement Towns
Chapel hill(46862 Views)
What Chapel Hill is like for active adults
Chapel Hill is a particularly beautiful (population just over 53,000) college town in the gentle hills of central North Carolina. The University of North Carolina (24,000 students) is the centerpiece of this charming small town with a cosmopolitan flair that makes it appealing as a retirement community. This entire area is highly educated, with Duke University nearby in Durham and NC State just 30 miles away in Raleigh...
State: North Carolina
What Thomasville is like for active adults
Thomasville, Georgia, the City of Roses, can be an interesting retirement community in cotton plantation country. The surrounding countryside can be quite beautiful, although one cannot say that about all areas of town. It does offer a reasonable cost of living. The active brick-paved downtown has been restored with live oaks draped in Spanish moss, magnolias, antebellum homes, and fragrant plantings. Some parts of the downtown are depressed however...
What Pittsburgh is like for active adults
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania consistently makes the “Best Places to Live” lists. It has a beautiful setting where two major rivers (the Allegheny and the Monongahela) combine against a backdrop of steep hills. Pittsburgh has a solid economy, low cost of living, and growing educational, cultural and medical infrastructures. Pittsburgh has been named as a top 10 Value City for Retirement, and was the focus of an April 18 PBS series on the "Newshour"...
What Leonardtown is like for active adults
Leonardtown is located in a pastoral section of Maryland between the mouth of the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay at the southern end of a large peninsula. This area has been slow to be developed because of its distance from any city and the bridges that had to be crossed to get here. On the way into town one drives past the modest farms of an old order Mennonite community to the northwest, along with occasional horse and buggies...