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Quaint and homey, Swansboro boasts friendly folks and a simpler lifestyle. It is a great retirement spot!
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Key West, FL A famous, laid back island town where t-shirts and flip-flops are practically formal wear
Sahuarita, AZ A booming desert town with attractive, affordable housing
Signal Mountain, TN A country suburb with mountain mystique
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Orange Beach, AL
A touristy beach town, Orange Beach has sugar white beaches and emerald green waters. Is it a great place to retire?
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Port St. Joe, FL
Genial, rural Port St. Joe, nestled along Florida's eastern Panhandle, stands where the "lost city on the bay," St. Joseph, once stood. In the 1840s, St. Joseph was Florida's largest population center, a boom town known for its prosperity and raucous ways.
Just four miles east of downtown Reno in western Nevada, spacious Sparks grew up as a railroad town. The Southern Pacific Railroad built a switchyard here in 1904 and gave free land parcels to its employees. For years after, Sparks quietly went about its business. Then in the 1950s, Reno began to grow, and Sparks boomed. It boomed again during the last decade, mushrooming by nearly 35%.
Established in 1709, this cozy waterfront hamlet is the Cateret County seat and is nestled along North Carolina's scenic Inner Banks. Pirates, rum runners and sea captains have visited its shore, all claiming it as their own, but today Beaufort belongs to history lovers, romantics, water aficionados and retirees.
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Indian Harbour Beach, FL
Like many of the towns on Florida's east central coast, Indian Harbour Beach has strong ties to the space industry. It is situated on a barrier island between the calm Indian River Lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean and was developed more than 50 years ago as a residential community for people working at the Kennedy Space Center.
Dawsonville, leafy and welcoming, is just 55 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta and has been growing very fast, nearly doubling in size within just the last decade alone. It sits in some spectacular scenery near the North Georgia Mountains and is the official beginning/ending of the Appalachian Trail.
Part of the pretty Portneuf Valley in southeastern Idaho, Pocatello got its start as a gold mining town in the 1860s and today is the largest city in Bannock County. The Bannock Mountains are to the south, and 56,000-acre American Falls Reservoir is eight miles to the west, making this an outstanding place for outdoor recreation
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