Top Retirement Towns
What Augusta is like for active adults
Augusta, Georgia, the "Garden City," is a city of contrasts. On one hand it is home to the oldest autonomous African-American Baptist church in the country. Its new motto is “We feel good” in honor of native son James Brown. And yet it is home to the most prestigious golf tournament in the world – The Masters. Augusta (population 181,000) is the second largest city in Georgia and is located in Richmond County...
What Rome is like for active adults
Rome is the largest city in northwest Georgia. Like its namesake in Italy, Rome is built on 7 hills with a river running through it. It has 34,000 residents and is home to four colleges including Floyd College and Shorter University. Berry College is famous for having the world's largest campus (26,000 acres). Rome has a long history with more than a dozen sites on the National Register of Historic Places...
What Columbia-MD is like for active adults
Columbia continues to climb up the list of top places to live according to Money Magazine. Going from #4 of 100 in 2006 to #2 of 100 in 2010, surely there must be something great in this community. With just over 97,000 in population, Columbia, located nearly in the center of Maryland, is set between the nation’s capital and Baltimore. The nine village centers in Columbia create shopping areas for residents. Outdoor activities thrive in Columbia...
What Norfolk is like for active adults
Norfolk is a port city on the coast of Virginia, the second largest city in the state. The population is almost 250,000. It is considered the cultural and commercial center of the region. It is a major port and the Norfolk Naval Station is a big part of the economy and the largest naval base in the world. NATO's defense headquarters are here. The city has had its share of urban blight although there are efforts to resuscitate that...