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The 10 Best Cities to Retire in the US


Choosing where to retire in the US can be very overwhelming – so many great options and factors to consider!  Regardless of whether you’re seeking an action-packed retirement or looking instead for a peaceful escape from hectic city life, you’ll find here the 10 best cities to retire in the US.

1. Prescott, Arizona

If you love the outdoors and a vibrant cultural scene, you should consider retiring in Prescott, Arizona.  Located in the north of Arizona, this old mining town experiences a cooler summer than southern Arizona, helping you steer clear of sweltering summer temperatures.  A booming economy, rich history, and low housing prices make this place a real contender for retirement.

Thumb Butte in Prescott, Arizona

2. Venice, Florida

Venice is a small retirement community found on the Gulf of Mexico in Florida.  Named after Venice, Italy, this community has many canals and rivers that run through it and has been designed with architectural influence from Italian renaissance.  Calm traffic and low prices mean peaceful retirement and it’s particularly well suited to slightly older retirees.  Parks, beaches, golf, tennis, and proximity to the beach will keep you busy, and proximity to nearby Sarasota will mean you have everything you need.

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