Worst States for Retirement.  No articles in our history generated as much controversy as our series on the Worst States for Retirement. Read our list - and how they were selected.

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Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Tellico Village comprises over 5,000 acres along Tellico Lake. Established in 1986...

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Named "One of the Nation's Best Residential Communities" by the prestigious Urban Land Institute, as well as "The Best Neighborhood...

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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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Located near one of America's top college towns - Chapel Hill, NC - Fearrington Village is a planned community of nearly 2000 people, cra...

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Cresswind at Lake Lanier is Georgia’s best-selling, most-awarded active adult community offering quality new homes for sale on the southe...

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Just four miles from Bethany Beach, Millville by the Sea strikes the kind of balance you might spend your whole life looking for, a new-h...

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What it's Like to Retire in Green Valley

Green Valley is one of the larger active adult communities in the world. It is actually a collection of developments and communities located in extreme southern Arizona. The population is over 21,000 and growing. Surrounded by copper mines, and near the hiking and birding areas of the Santa Rita Mountains, Green Valley is an unincorporated retirement community composed of 59 Homeowner Associations... more >>

State: Arizona


What it's Like to Retire in Antigua

Once a major capital of the Spanish empire, today Antigua is one of the most beautiful and tranquil small cities in Central America. Gorgeous colonial houses line cobblestone streets that lead to the Parque Central. Here, a large town square is always filled with mingling youthful Guatemalan couples, tourists taking a break and people watchers. An impressive white colonial cathedral sits on one side of the park, with a palace, smaller churches and several small museums rounding out the square... more >>



What it's Like to Retire in Guilford

Guilford is a very old town on the Connecticut coast of Long Island Sound, about 15 miles east of New Haven.  It has one of the finest greens (squares) in New England - a huge expanse of lawn and trees surrounded by stores, churches, restaurants, and a brand new library expansion.   Many people in Guilford commute into New Haven, Hartford, or Fairfield County; while others move here for their retirement... more >>

State: Connecticut


What it's Like to Retire in New Port Richey

New Port Richey is a town located on Florida's west (Gulf) coast just above Tampa.  At one point it had aspirations to be a mecca for wealthy people or movie making, but did not succeed.  Although certainly many people choose to retire here, it tends to be more of an all ages community. Photo of Main Street Bridge Tower courtesy of Wikipedia and DanTD; photo of Historical Society Museum and Library courtesy of Wikipedia and Ebyabe... more >>

State: Florida


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