It's time to retire, to downsize, maybe to move, to enjoy life. You’re really going to do it. You worked your last day, you ate the cake and you decided to move to the best retirement spot in America. Next question: Where is that?
Bankrate looked at costs, weather, health care, crime, taxes, cultural amenities and a few other things important to seniors and have determined the best 10 places to retire.
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Virginia is for lovers of affordable prices, communities where you can feel safe and relatively pleasant weather year-round. The fall foliage in the Shenandoah Valley is an annual treat, spring brings cherry blossoms, and in summer you can hit the state’s Atlantic beaches.
#6 Virginia Scores highest for:
- Cost of living
- Relatively low crime rates