Best Boomer Towns - Town Blogs

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. ...

Explore Asheville

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. ...

Skip the Southwest stereotypes and experience the real deal in Tucson, AZ, where history is right at your fingertips and nature is all around you. With museums, historic sites, hiking trails, golf courses and shopping around every corner, Tucson gives you the freedom to roam, exploring a part of the country like no other. ...

Bend is a small but growing city in a beautiful area of Central Oregon. The city is between the scenic Deschutes River and is home to gorgeous green parks, many walking trails, and pleasant neighborhoods. Surrounded by volcanoes, alpine lakes, and wilderness areas, Bend is well-known for its vibrant outdoor scene. Mountain bikers come here from across the United States to hit the trails, and hikers will find an incredibly diverse range of hikes. ...

Annual Event Moves to Paso Robles Event Center – Tickets On Sale – April 2 Live Music, Family-Friendly Activities and Fireworks! ...