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Best Places to Retire in USA: Rockies and Midwest

While many people leave the snowy winters of the Midwest, expert Warren Bland has discovered four gems that are worthy of further examination for best places to retire in USA. Bloomington, Indiana is the home of Indiana University, which gives it a big town feel in a small package. It has a stable economy with […]

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Best Places to Retire in USA: West

The west continues to be a great draw for the best places to retire in USA. Expert Warren Bland shares profiles eight communities that are considered ideal places to retire in the west. Although more expensive, California offers advantages that many feel are worth the extra money. San Luis Obispo offers the small college town […]

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Best Places to Retire in USA: South

In recent years, the south, beyond Florida, has grown as the best places to retire in USA Expert Warren Bland shares profiles nine communities that are considered ideal places to retire. With five communities in North Carolina, there are locations to satisfy wide range of interests. Asheville, North Carolina nestles next to the Blue Ridge […]

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Best Places to Retire in Canada: Victoria, British Columbia

Capital of British Columbia since 1868, Victoria has come a long way since its rowdy early days as a Hudson’s Bay Company fort and port city connecting the wider world with the natural resources of Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The metropolitan area’s strong economy, beautiful mountain and seashore landscape and mild climate continue to […]

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Best Places to Retire in Canada: Vernon, British Columbia

Incorporated in 1892, Vernon British Columbia is the largest city and the commercial center of the beautiful North Okanagan region. Greater Vernon is large enough to offer the amenities most people want yet small enough to retain small-town charm and low living costs. It is one of the best places to retire in Canada. Landscape: […]

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Best Places to Retire in Canada: Stratford, Ontario

Thanks to decades of careful planning, investment and cooperation among the Stratford Festival, downtown business interests, local government and citizens, Stratford has a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly downtown, one of the best repertory theaters in the English-speaking world, more parkland per capita than any other city in Canada and low crime rates. This makes Stratford, Ontario one […]

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Best Retirement Places: Owen Sound, Ontario

Once a key exporter of lumber to the U.S., Owen Sound, Ontario has emerged as a destination for tourists and one of the best retirement places to retire in Canada. A world apart from the hectic pace of life in the Greater Toronto Region yet only a 2.5-hour drive from Canada’s largest city, Owen Sound […]

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Best Places to Retire in Canada: London, Ontario

London, Ontario has a diverse economy—strong in manufacturing, commerce, medical care and higher education—supports a good standard of living and enables the city to maintain its strong infrastructure and excellent municipal services. A pleasant and amenity-rich community halfway between Detroit and Toronto and less than an hour’s drive from the sandy beaches of Lakes Erie […]

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Best Places to Retire in Canada: Kingston, Ontario

  Kingston, Ontario has had great geographic and historic interest since its early beginnings as a European settlement in the late 1600s. Today, Kingston’s amenities and easy access to the immense resources of Toronto and Montreal make it one of the best places to retire in Canada. Landscape: Kingston rests on a gently rolling limestone […]

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Best Places to Retire in Canada: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Because of its large natural harbor, the British chose the site of Halifax for development of a military base in 1749. Today, Halifax, Nova Scotia remains Canada’s principal East Coast naval base but it has also matured into a large and vital urban complex, capital of Nova Scotia and center of operations for the federal […]

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