City & Town Profiles
In each issue, Where to Retire spotlights four or five destinations that are attracting retirees, including undiscovered and low-cost havens. Every profile is chock-full of candid resident interviews and information on state and local taxes, cost of living, housing costs and health care. Readers across the country examine our profiles to find viable relocation options. Click here to see if your city or town will be profiled soon.
Where to Retire feature stories showcase a variety of regions great for retirees seeking specific lifestyles or opportunities. Past articles include “8 Enriching Towns for Art and Music Lovers,” “8 Fabulous Winter Wonderlands,” “Terrific Home Buys, Great Lifestyles” and “8 Enticing Towns for New Careers.” See our Editorial Calendars for upcoming features.
Our popular Discoveries department features three to five news briefs on emerging trends, newly developed master-planned communities and timely topics of interest to relocating retirees.
Roads to Retirement
A one-page feature spotlighting cities and towns along a route in a small section of one or two states. We provide a map, a short description of what each town along our route has to offer and contact information for area Chambers of Commerce and CVBs to assist our readers as they explore the featured area.
Where to Retire’s closing department, Best Neighborhood profiles an established master-planned community that suits active retiree lifestyles with a variety of home styles and amenities.
Editor Mary Lu Abbott answers reader questions dealing with a wide range of retirement relocation issues.
Economic aspects are a big part of relocation decisions. In this department, we explore a wide range of financial issues that arise when relocating, including tax consequences, insurance coverage and the ins and outs of buying and selling homes.
Special Bi-annual Feature (2013, 2015)
"The Short List: 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States."
Click here to order back issues and view story topics from issues from November 2000 to the present.