North Carolina Is a Top Retirement Destination
Nowadays, North Carolina tops Florida as the preferred destination for people planning retirement. Major considerations were cost of living, availability of good health care, climate, culture and recreation. Interestingly, North Carolina is experiencing an influx of so-called ‘half-backs.” These are people who moved to Florida from the northeast, only to be disappointed in their choice of a suitable retirement spot. Florida is too hot for some, too commercial for others, so some folks end up settling in North Carolina, which they consider “half way back” to their original starting point. Turns out that North Carolina active adult communities have more of what retirees are looking for in the first place: scenic beauty, moderate climate, below-average cost of living and many recreation and cultural activities. So if you’re searching for your ideal retirement community, North Carolina might be the perfect spot.