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A balloon festival, a wine festival and adobe style architecture are Albuquerque highlights. Is it a great place to retire?
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Tucked in the rolling foothills of northern Georgia, Dahlonega entices with its
scenic locale, numerous festivals and gentle pace. It is a great retirement spot!
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Bushnell is the kind of place where everyone knows everyone else and traditional values are cherished. It is not fancy or affluent, but it is closely knit and quiet, situated roughly equidistant between Tampa and Orlando in north central Florida.
Along dusty Interstate 35 in central Texas, the charming village of Salado is a diamond in the rough. It started out as a college town in the 1850s and was a busy stagecoach stop on the Chisholm Trail. The college closed, but Salado morphed into a trendy artists' colony and today thrives as a weekend getaway for people from Waco, Temple and Austin.
On Oregon's rugged central coast, compact, nautical Newport sits on the north side of Yaquina Bay and is connected to points south by a stunning 1936 arch bridge. It was named after the upscale Rhode Island town and has a history as a steamboat port. Today it is home to Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center and the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
Located in leafy, rural western Massachusetts, understated Northampton's nickname is Paradise City, and it is the home of Smith College, a private, prestigious women's liberal arts college with 2,600 students. Alumnae include Julia Child, Nancy Reagan, Sylvia Plath and Gloria Steinem.
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