Many Americans dream of living in a big, bustling city during adulthood, likely thanks to a booming economy and a plethora of opportunities. But retirees typically prefer a more laid back, relaxed environment during their golden years. It’s understandable that after years of hard work you’d want to settle down and forget all about the hustle and bustle of huge metropoles.
Inevitably, however, as cities expand their economy and as their quality of life increases, they attract more and more residents. Eventually, most small towns can fall into the same ‘trap’.
The key is finding a place small and cozy enough that still offers all the services, stores, and health care options that are important to you and your household. We’ve taken a look at 10 superb retirement destination candidates with more than 50,000 residents but less than 100,000 that could be perfect for you!
If you want to live in a smaller, comfortable city that has everything you need, read on!