10 Best Cities in the United States for Boomers Who Travel

As boomers begin to retire and add traveling to their list, many of them are searching top cities in the United States to travel or retire to. How to determine which city is the best for traveling really comes down to your cultural interests, desires, and your own expectations. Even though many cities are attractive in their own way, such as weather or attractions, there’s various cities in the United States that boomers should consider.

We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best cities in the United States for boomer travel.

1. Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Las Cruces Mexico is called America’s dream town and is located at the bottom of the Organ Mountains. Boomers traveling here will enjoy its mild climate, breathtaking landscapes, relaxed way of living, and affordable prices. The town of Las Cruces has four golf courses, hiking, and camping, and is located near Sante Fe, one of the hot spots for boomers.

2. Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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If you’re a boomer living between Washington DC and Southern New Jersey, a popular travel destination for boomers is Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Located just a short 3 hour drive from Philly, Rehoboth Beach has been a prime retirement destination for boomers, with the state of Delaware expecting the amount people over the age of 65 to increase over the next 25 years. During the summer months, you might even be lucky to see dolphins.

3. Portland, Oregon

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Portland is one of the most attractive destinations for boomers because of its small town charm and makes it a great spot of bike riding, art museums, water parks, and an abundance of shopping. Boomers will get to enjoy many city attractions, along with a convenient light rail that connects Portland to the suburbs, but when walking, you’ll find comfort in knowing the city’s blocks are small in size.

4. Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota is one of the most popular cities for boomers who are traveling, especially for those who are retiring in the United States. Sarasota is located on the Gulf Coast and has a whopping thirty-five miles of beaches, giving plenty of opportunities for boomers to go golfing, boating, or dining. In Sarasota, you’ll also find many activities such as a symphony, art galleries, and an opera, in addition to its natural and beautiful climate.

5. Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, a top city for boomer travel, remains at the top of the list as one of America’s healthiest hometowns. Boomers who already live in the area remain active and get to take advantage of its 150 nature parks, and miles of shoreline along the Huron River. When traveling in the city, boomers can also use its affordable transportation.

6. Tucson, Arizona

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For boomers who travel, Tucson has been named one of the best cities to live and experience a simpler lifestyle and is located in close proximity to the Mexico border. When traveling to Tucson, you’ll get to experience its unique wilderness, among which includes the Santa Catalina Mountains. Boomers will get to experience its unique atmosphere, filled with cowboy grit.

7. Honolulu, Hawaii

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If you’re looking for a beautiful city to travel to, why not choose the gorgeous city of Honolulu, a boomer’s paradise? Honolulu is one of the best destinations for boomers, with its warmer weather and unforgettable scenery, a scenery that encourages exercise. If you’re worried about health while traveling, Honolulu has one of the best healthcare systems for travelers and residents.

8. Atlanta, Georgia

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If you’re a boomer seeking a more metropolitan lifestyle, Atlanta is a prime destination for boomers and was even listed as one of the top 5 places to live. This city, paired with its southern charm, transformed after the 1996 Olympics, which turned the city into an international destination. According to the Atlanta Regional Commission, by the year 2030, it’s estimated that 1 in 5 residents will be over the age of 60.

9. Charleston, South Carolina

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Charleston is your typical dream town for boomers and is one of the top destinations if you’re looking to reinvent your life or retire. If you’re a boomer looking to travel or retire here, the retirement income is taxed, it has a social security exemption and even income tax deductions. For boomers interested in history, Charleston has its own historic district, filled with various gardens that are well-maintained.

10. San Diego, California

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Rounding off our list is San Diego, a top travel destination for boomers who are seeking to reinvent themselves and experience a laid back environment with its amazing weather. San Diego has around 15 museums, one of the top zoos in the nation, a professional football team, and an abundance of restaurant selections. 

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