Best Boomer Towns Blog

You are a Baby Boomer if you were born between 1946 and 1964. You are educated, active and resourceful. You are searching for less stress and more living, you may be an empty nester, you prefer less traffic, fewer taxes and more fresh air and exciting activities! There are no rocking chairs in your future - you prefer pilates, hiking, biking, volunteering, wine club, book club, university classes, surfing the web, telecommuting, yoga, golf, tennis, walking your dog, senior dating and plenty of social activities. ...

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Bend, Oregon

Bend is an artsy resort community in the high Oregon desert just east of the Cascade Range and the Mount Bachelor ski area. To Oregon, it is what Aspen is to Colorado or Truckee/Lake Tahoe is to California: with a fairly upscale clientele, several nearby resort communities, and an attractive small downtown. ...

Ashland It’s easy to fall in love with Ashland. We don’t blame you for extending your stay. Home to the world-famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival and ranked in the top 10 of “The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America,” Ashland is a cultural hot spot, with award-winning galleries, theaters and restaurants bursting from its seams. ...

Gentle breezes, clear skies and gorgeous views are the hallmarks of summer in Asheville. Whether you search for solitude on the banks of cool babbling creeks, seek out hiking trails that lead to stunning waterfalls, take a self-guided tour to peek behind the scenes of Asheville's vibrant culture, or taste the flavors of local foods, it's time to get outdoors and experience the season for yourself. ...

Just about 20 miles from Augusta, Georgia, Aiken is the genuine article: It's not a gimmicky horse-themed tourist attraction but an authentic South Carolina equestrian community rich in historic charm and tradition. This town is a picture postcard waiting to happen, from the iconic archway of live oaks along South Boundary Avenue and serene Hopelands Gardens to the strong Thoroughbreds you might see warming up in the early-morning light. ...

Paso Robles is located on the Central Coast of California, almost exactly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco and 30 minutes from the Pacific coast. Brimming with good taste yet always down to earth, Paso Robles is rich in history against a backdrop of vineyards, olive orchards, farms, and ranches that inspire its local culture. ...

The Villages is a collection of quaint retirement neighborhoods located in the heart of Florida nestled between two beautiful coastlines, ports of travel and theme parks. Each neighborhood is unique in its charm and personality and connected in ways where all the lifestyle here for you to enjoy is just a golf car ride away. ...

If it's in Texas, it must be bigger and better. That is the motto that architects followed with the Capitol Building in Austin. At one time, it was the tallest capitol building in the nation. Others might be taller now, but this is still a beautiful building that shows off many of the natural resources which are so prevalent in Texas, such as limestone and the landscapes. ...

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, an iconic AAA Five Diamond resort, is rooted in the blooming Sonoran Desert. The only location on earth that the legendary saguaro cactus thrives. The Princess continuously evolves, with owner's always refreshing its design and resort leaders innovating new top in class destination experiences for visitors to enjoy time and time again. ...

THE GRAND GOLF CLUB, SAN DIEGO Looking to escape the cool weather? The Grand Golf Club at Fairmont Grand Del Mar is a great place to warm up your swing. Set in San Diego's breathtaking Los Peñasquitos Canyon, this Tom Fazio designed course offers an unforgettable experience in the California sunshine. ...