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May 17, 2022 — People pick places to retire for a lot of reasons. How pretty it is, closeness to family, climate, low taxes, having a college, access to recreation or the wilderness, etc. But another really excellent reason is finding one that offers the amenities that match your lifestyle desires. In this article we will explore 11 great places to retire with particularly outstanding amenities. Our apologies in advance to any town we might have overlooked, we know there are many additional contenders that should have been included. Please provide your suggestions in the Comments section below!

11 Great Towns for Amenities
Here in no particular order is our list of 11 retirement towns that offer exceptional amenities to their residents. We have tried to provide diversity to the list in terms of geography, size, type of amenity, and whether we have highlighted them before. Our biggest problem – we had too many towns to mention!

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What It Is Like to Retire in Bedford

Bedford is a very affluent suburb and historic small town 15 miles northwest of Boston, Massachusetts, and just east of Concord.The median household income is over $150,000 and the population is 14,383 (2020 Census). Picture of Bedford Park Depot  courtesy of Wikipedia and Tim Pierce (public domain); photo of 2006 USGS aerial photo of Hanscom AFB courtesy of Wikipedia and United States Geological Survey (public domain)... more >>

State: Massachusetts


What It Is Like to Retire in Edenton

Edenton is a beautiful small town located on the coastline of North Carolina, known for its lovely homes and tree-lined streets. It is increasingly the choice of many 55+ boomers looking for a quiet place to retire. The waterfront and the wide main shopping street are exceptionally beautiful. Many of the homes are mansions dating from before the Civil War... more >>

State: North Carolina


What It Is Like to Retire in Conway

Conway, Arkansas, is a bustling college town and one of the fastest growing communities in the state, with a population of over 60,000, and a median age of only 27.  It is approximately 30 miles northwest of Little Rock, and was founded in 1875 by A.P. Robinson, who came to the area after the Civil War. Conway's history includes the Cherokee Indians, who took the Trail of Tears (1831-1838), and trekked through the area, stopping along the Arkansas River... more >>

State: Arkansas


What It Is Like to Retire in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is one of the oldest cities in South Africa, tracing its roots back to 1679 and Dutch settlers.In our opinion this town would be one of the nicest places in South Africa to retire. Stellenbosch University is one of the leading universities of the country with many prime ministers as graduates. The school has 29,000 students. The area population is over 77,000; most people are white and speak Afrikaans... more >>

State: South Africa


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