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Fairfield Glade, a stunning master-planned community, is perched high atop the Cumberland Plateau, and offers serene mountain beauty as i...

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Reflections on Silver Lake is a popular 55+ Manufactured Home and RV Community in Highlands County, Florida, offering a choice of lifesty...

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Brookfield Residential at Two Rivers is a brand new community designed for those 55+, and offers an abundance of opportunities for a vibr...

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Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes is a new, gated 55+ community in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area. With a focus on fitness, nutrition, and...

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Wendell Falls is a new, all-ages community located just minutes from downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, and features an eclectic, walkable...

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April 22, 2021 – Which Carolina, North or South, is the best place to retire? We get asked that question a lot. To help you make the most informed decision on that topic we have revised our Dueling Carolinas: North vs. South Carolina as a Retirement Restination feature, which is possible the most popular article ever posted on this site. We have updated tax comparisons, cost of living, 65+ population, etc., as well as adding a new section on how each Carolina voted in the 2020 election.

Since originally posted in 2010 it has generated over 660 Comments, and they keep coming in. Reading them is like taking an intensive course on what is like to live in dozens of places in these two great states for retirement. Check it out!

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What It Is Like to Retire in Ogden

Ogden UT,  population 83,000,  is rapidly becoming the place where active adults, including many adventurous baby boomers, can indulge their passion to participate in outdoor sports, especially extreme sports. Snowbasin is a first rate ski mountain about 20 miles from Ogden, and was home to the Olympic Super G and downhill events in the 2002 winter Olympics... more >>

State: Utah


What It Is Like to Retire in Edmonton, AB

Edmonton is the provincial capital of Alberta and the second largest city in the province with a population over 700,000.  It is an important regional center from a cultural and an economic aspect. The oil and energy boom helped spur the development of Edmonton. Called the Festival City, it is home to one of the world's largest malls and Canada's largest historic park... more >>



What It Is Like to Retire in Salida

Salida is a town of 5,300 located near the center of Colorado and west of Colorado Springs. Formerly a railroad, mining, and ranching town, Salida is popular with retirees looking for outdoor adventure and a laid back atmosphere. At least one magazine has named Salida a great place to retire. The nearby Monarch Ski Area is a big attraction, as are the areas mountain biking, hiking, and river rafting. Monarch Mountain looms over the town on one sie, and the Arkansas River on another... more >>

State: Colorado


What It Is Like to Retire in Manteo

Manteo is a village on North Carolina's Outer Banks. The population is about 1,400, although in summer it gets quite larger.  Manteo was described by a recent visitor as having cute shops which get quite busy in summer. Another visitor who was delighted with the town exclaimed: "Why didn't you ever tell me about this place?" This area near Elizabethan Gardens is rich in colonial history with the Lost Colony and the famous early settler Virginia Dare... more >>

State: North Carolina


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