10Best: Retirement Cities to Consider

By ; published Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Thinking about your next great place to live?  Here are 10 places which may not be on your radar . . . but should! 

1.  Blacksburg, Va.
This affordable southern city is north enough to have beautiful seasons and its college town vibe keeps things lively.  

2.  Bellingham, Wash. 
This beautifully scenic coastal city is a bit pricey but has high walkability and great air quality.

3.  Clearwater, Fla.
Beautiful beaches, affordable, no state tax, mostly uncongested and lots to do.  What's not to love?

4.  Brevard, N.C. 
Set amid waterfalls, scenic mountains and with a temperate climate, this walkable town is nearly perfect.

5.  Fredericksburg, Texas
This warm hill country destination is affordable, has low crime, is fun to walk, and is near great cities.

6. Baton Rouge, La. 
This lively college town offers great food, affordable housing, plenty of entertainment and warm weather. 

7. Bangor, Me. 
If you don't mind winter, you'll find a charming, walkable and affordable small city, packed with doctors.  

8. Little Rock, Ark. 
This capital city's rolling hills and green canopy give it a welcoming feel; affordability is another plus.  

9.  Prescott, Ariz. 
Blue skies, clean air, great scenery and a good economy boost this friendly low-crime city onto our list.

10. Louisville, Ky.  
Gracious and welcoming, this bike-and pedestrian-friendly city has a full slate of cultural offerings.    



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