Retire to Tucson a popular choice. If you are wanting to retire to Tucson... do not say TUKSON, it is pronounced Too-sahn. Tucson with a population of around 600,000, with over 1 million in the metropolitan Tucson area, is Arizona's second-largest city, only Phoenix is larger.
In the end, Hilton Head Island came out on top, but it wasn’t without some friendly competition from the rest of the 10 best places to retire to in South Carolina: 1. Town of Hilton Head Island 2. Town of Bluffton 3. City of Charleston 4. City of Myrtle Beach 5. Town of Summerville 6. City of Goose Creek 7. City of Beaufort 8. City of Conway 9. City of Hanahan 10.
Las Cruces, the second largest city in New Mexico (101,760, during the 2016 census), is in the southern part of the state. It has been listed as a “Best Place to Retire” by several organizations for many reasons; low cost of living, active cultural life with its major university, and unusually beautiful location.
However, not all areas in Georgia are created equally for retirees. Continue reading for eight of the best places to retire in Georgia. 1. St. Simons Island. St. Simons Island is one of the best places to retire in Georgia and a top destination for active adults 55 and older.