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What Park City is like for active adults
Park City, Utah is a former mining town located in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains that is the perfect retirement community for active adults 55+. A charmingly restored mining town would be one distinction, but Park City has lots more. From its downtown it has a chair lift to the top of the enormous Park City Ski Resort. Robert Redford’s annual Sundance Film Festival is here. World class restaurants and shops in reclaimed buildings from the mining era attract shoppers...
What Townsend is like for active adults
Townsend is a very small town, but experienced a 492% increase in population from the 2000 census (of about 800 people) to a little over 2000 people in 2010. Townsend is located in northwest Delaware, south of Middletown and north of Smyrna. Picture of Chesapeake and Deleware Canal courtesy of Wikipedia and Anthony Rley, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
What Lancaster is like for active adults
Lancaster, population 55,000, is the capital of Lancaster County in south-central Pennsylvania. Located in Pennsylvania Dutch country, it has pretty scenery. It is home to the private Franklin and Marshall College. The town has a long and important history - Conestoga wagons and the Pennsylvania long rifle were both made here. President James Buchanan hailed from Lancaster, as did Thaddeus Stevens. Woolworth's, the first successful five and dime store, opened in Lancaster...
What Reno is like for active adults
Reno, "The Biggest Little City in the World", is the 4th largest city in Nevada with a population of about 220,000. It is near the slightly smaller city of Sparks in the northwest corner of Nevada. Reno came to fame in the 20th century when people from the east, particularly New Yorkers, came here to get a quickie divorce. Gambling is very important to Reno's economy, although it is no longer the gambling capital of Nevada...