Know Someone Over 50 Making a Difference? Nominate Them for the AARP Purpose Prize

Reply
Info Seeker

Re: Where do I ant to retire?

6,999 Views
Message 91 of 152

Sorry, posted before I finished--happy fingers !!!  Although you stated you would like to be near BIG water, that would be the only thing missing from your criteria.  However, there are MANY great rivers and lakes with beautiful waterfalls in the mountains and so again I say, give it a look.

Report Inappropriate Content
Info Seeker

Re: Where do I ant to retire?

7,009 Views
Message 92 of 152

You might consider Asheville, North Carolina.  It seems to fill your desired parameters, and is a WONDERFUL city in the Smokey Mountains.  Check it out online, then maybe take a short vacation.

North Carolinian

Report Inappropriate Content
Info Seeker

Where do I ant to retire?

7,178 Views
Message 93 of 152

Near water -- big water.I'd love the Atlantic or the Pacific, even the Mississippi or Lake Superior or Lake Michigan.

I'd like to find a community of sartists-- I'm a writer and would love to live where there are other writers, painers, sculptors, dancers  -- for conversation, stimulation, friendship.

I live in  a nice, bland mid size city now. It's not where I was born and I have no attachment to it.I have two children,scattered,am divorced and no other family. I'd need to find a place open to new people.

 

I grew up in Chicago and love it, but can't afford where I'd like to live -- and if I have to move into a suburb I might as well stay where I am.

 

I was a hippie, am a hippie -- would love a small progressive town, near water where I could my dachshund and volunteer for Animal Rescue.

 

I lived through Mid West winters all my life and that wouldn't both me particulalry -- as long as I had a garage!

Report Inappropriate Content
Info Seeker

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

6,971 Views
Message 94 of 152

A very specific and detailed description of your wants/needs/desires/hopes and dreams. Impressive/intriguing/inspiring to say the least. Why only limited German? speaking. And when are you moving ? Smiley Wink

 

Elfie

Report Inappropriate Content
Info Seeker

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

7,186 Views
Message 95 of 152

dreamhomenj wrote:

Colorful_garden_1.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is reported about 10,000 baby boomers retire daily.

Some of them want stay home where they are.

Some want to move to other place to enjoy their retirement.

Do you want retire and stay where you are?

Or do you want move to a community where you can make friends and share commen interests?

 


Rapid City South Dakota. The state doesn't tax Social Security Benefits.

Report Inappropriate Content
Treasured Social Butterfly

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

7,239 Views
Message 96 of 152

We want to live on the road in an RV roaming primarily the west, but mostly traveling around to ride our recumbent trikes on various bike trails and then to compete at various cycling events at senior games. In between we'll travel around to birdwatch. 

 

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
Report Inappropriate Content
Info Seeker

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

7,066 Views
Message 97 of 152
I want to live near South Padre Island, Texas
Report Inappropriate Content
Info Seeker

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

7,071 Views
Message 98 of 152
Do you ever wants the TV program, Border Wars? If not, I suggest you watch it before deciding to move to Mexico. It's getting extremely dangerous there with drug lords controlling the people and land.
Report Inappropriate Content
Info Seeker

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

4,634 Views
Message 99 of 152

San Francisco is typically a lot cooler and more damp than you are used to in San Diego. There is a quaint little town kind of mid state called Los Osos or also San Luis Obispo. The weather is very nice...not too hot or cold.  Los Osos is kind of a beach town....looks like a beach town too. As you come into Los Osos off of Los Osos Valley Rd off the 101 frwy, the town you go through is San Luis Obispo. That's a very nice town and has lots of ammenities...major stores, restaurants, etc. Check it out. You might find that you like it.  My son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter live in Los Osos and that is where my husband & I plan to move this year. We are currently in the Yorba Linda area. The summers here have been getting really hot and I'm not one to like the heat. Our niece lives near Solvang, CA., which is also a very nice area. I grew up in San Diego.  It was just ok, as far as I'm concerned, but I would not even consider San Francisco as it has way too many people and it is very difficult to get around due to traffic issues. There is a lot of pedistrian traffic as well, which causes a lot of delays because if you're not waiting on vehicle traffic, you're waiting on pedistrians. Good luck on your relocation, but check out San Francisco well before you pull up roots and move there. (Just my advise)

Report Inappropriate Content
Info Seeker

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

4,597 Views
Message 100 of 152

Hawaii. 

Report Inappropriate Content