Best Places to Retire

Today’s retirees want (and deserve) so much more than shuffleboard and early bird specials. This dynamic phase of life is the perfect time to discover trendy bars and restaurants, museums and art, outdoor hiking and biking trails, golf courses and meaningful ways to get involved with the community.

The truth of the matter? Retirement looks different for everyone, which is why Livability's list of the 10 Best Places to Retire represents a wide variety of lifestyles, cultures, climates and geographic locations.

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5 Reasons Millennials Are Falling in Love With Cleveland

5 Reasons Millennials Are Falling in Love With Cleveland

Cleveland’s transformation has led to a wave of new, young residents. Here’s why you might want to join the crowd.

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Cleveland OH
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From job opportunities to affordable housing to sports, art and amazing food, Cleveland has it all. Here's why millennials are moving to Cleveland — and why you might want to join them.

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Kristen J. Gough is an award-winning travel writer whose lived across the country, from New York to Michigan, Colorado to Ohio.   more

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Fri, 11/09/2018 - 09:53

Why Omaha, Nebraska Might Be the Best Place to Eat in America Right Now

Why Omaha, Nebraska Might Be the Best Place to Eat in America Right Now

Yes, you read that right: creative chefs and local foodies have transformed Omaha into an unlikely culinary capital. Here's a peek inside the kitchen.

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Omaha NE
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The best restaurants in Omaha, Nebraska are thriving thanks to creative chefs and local foodies. Here's how the city became an unlikely culinary capital.

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Sarah Kuta is an award-winning Colorado writer and editor. She regularly writes about travel, nature, education, personal finance and other topics. more

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Tue, 11/06/2018 - 07:00

The Best Home Base Cities for Travel Addicts

The Best Home Base Cities for Travel Addicts

Think you have to live in NYC or LA to have the world at your fingertips? Think again.

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Love to travel? These mid-size cities offer cheap flights and nonstop flights to the world's best destinations.

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Jamie Birdwell-Branson is a freelance writer based in the Midwest. Her work has appeared on Zillow, Elle Decor, BobVila.com, and The Billfold. She loves to explore new cities one c... more

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Mon, 11/05/2018 - 10:25

Living the Dream: I’m a Florist

Living the Dream: I’m a Florist

Does it get any better than turning beautiful bouquets into a full-time job? Here's how one woman brought her dream job to life.

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Wondering how to start your own floral business, or want to become a florist? We asked someone who did to give us all the details!

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Melody Warnick is a freelance writer and the author of This Is Where You Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live. After rattling around among California, Utah, Mar... more

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Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:20

The Cost of Living Diaries: How Much Does It Really Cost to Move to Seattle?

The Cost of Living Diaries: How Much Does It Really Cost to Move to Seattle?

How much does it cost to live in Seattle? We asked someone who recently moved there to give us ALL the details.

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How much does it cost to live in Seattle? We asked someone who recently moved there to give us the cost breakdown.

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Sarah Von Bargen is a writer, blogger, and teacher who will never stop talking about the charms of small towns, roadside diners, and road trips. You can follower her adventures at yesandyes.org. more

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Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:13

Looking for a Job? Here's Where to Move.

Looking for a Job? Here's Where to Move.

These 10 cities have an excess of amazing jobs and not enough people to fill them. In other words? They're waiting for YOU.

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Ames IA
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Looking for a job? These are the best places to move for finding a job in healthcare, tech, IT, and many other industries.

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Emily Handy is a writer and editor from Nashville. She loves all things food; is hopelessly addicted to Diet Coke; sees way too many movies; and when she’s not writing, you can fin... more

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Thu, 11/01/2018 - 14:11

6 Unexpected Cities That Are Leading the Hyper-Local Food Movement

6 Unexpected Cities That Are Leading the Hyper-Local Food Movement

Food trends usually gain momentum in places like Portland and NYC. But when it comes to the hyper-local food movement, these small cities are (deliciously) paving the way.

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Albuquerque NM
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Cool places where the hyper-local food movement is thriving.

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Emily Handy is a writer and editor from Nashville. She loves all things food; is hopelessly addicted to Diet Coke; sees way too many movies; and when she’s not writing, you can fin... more

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Mon, 10/29/2018 - 12:02

5 Cities That Are Driving Nebraska's Craft Beer Scene

5 Cities That Are Driving Nebraska's Craft Beer Scene

Nebraska had just 18 craft breweries in 2011. Today, the state has more than 50. Here's where to find some of the best brews.

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Grand Island NE
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Where to find the best craft breweries in Nebraska.

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Sarah Kuta is an award-winning Colorado writer and editor. She regularly writes about travel, nature, education, personal finance and other topics. more

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Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:41

Southern Pride: A Guide to Chattanooga, TN's LGBTQ Scene

Southern Pride: A Guide to Chattanooga, TN's LGBTQ Scene

Looking for a gorgeous, artsy city with a spirit of inclusiveness? Chattanooga is a gem waiting to be discovered.

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Is Chattanooga an LGBTQ friendly city? The answer is a resounding yes! Here's why this southern city is a gem for the gay community.

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Annette is a writer, editor and photographer from Portland, OR. Her work appears in a variety of publications including Bust, Red Tricycle, Motherly and Domino. When she’s away fro... more

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Thu, 10/25/2018 - 12:11