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Slow It Down: 3 Retirement Destinations For A Life Of Quiet Solitude

April 28th, 2017 | No Comment Yet

Most of us work hard all of our lives. Deadlines, traffic, stress, worry, and obligations run us ragged. That is why a growing number of retirees are looking for places of quiet solitude when retirement finally arrives. If you are ready to slow down, here are three lovely, remote, and quiet places to consider for retirement.

Angle Inlet, Minnesota

For maximum solitude, consider this lovely spot on the edge of the Lake on the Woods. It is so remote that it can only be reached by travelling into Canada and back out again. There is plenty of elbowroom here with a population of only 60 residents. To reach Warroad, the nearest American town, drivers must traverse around the lakes and cross the Canadian border twice. Most residents and visitors agree that they are pretty much cut off from the rest of the world.

Abruzzo, Italy

More and more Americans are looking beyond America’s borders when it is time to retire. Abruzzo lies in central Italy, stretching from the Apennines to the Adriatic Sea. This area is virtually unknown to tourists, leaving it one of the quietest and most peaceful cities in Italy. You will not find any industry here. Your neighbors will live in castles or villages made of stone. Abruzzo is a kinder, gentler city with very little crime. There are plenty of places to explore and more than enough vineyards so that your thirst can always be quenched. When the need to go to a big city does arise, Rome is only an hour’s drive away.

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

With its famous scenic vistas and fresh air, Colorado is rapidly becoming a favorite for retirees. After years of working in a crowded city, imagine how nice it will be to breathe in the fresh clean air of Highlands Ranch. With a home in Highlands Ranch, you will have all the benefits of a quiet, rustic life. The slower pace of life is sure to add to your enjoyment. Residents delight in nearby parks and trails that provide miles of outdoor pleasure. With all of this quiet beauty, you may not believe that you are just 12 miles from Denver. In Highlands Ranch, you can enjoy all four seasons. Your biggest problem may be deciding which one you love most. Consider working with professionals like The Alan Smith Team – RE/MAX Professionals to find your perfect spot.

It is time to slow down, breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy the quiet solitude you crave. Leave behind the stress and noise of city living. These are your retirement years and you have earned them.

Author: Emma Sturgis

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