9 Most Tranquil and Scenic U.S. States to Retire to

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan's hometown, is a typical Midwestern college town with much more. City parks provide outdoor activities outside the bounds.

Fredericksburg, Texas

If you want a European-style retirement, try Fredericksburg, Texas. Marktplatz, the main plaza, features a model German church, and the Pioneer Museum explores German ancestry.

York, Pennsylvania

There are plenty of restaurants here, plus parks, walking trails, museums, and galleries. Affordable living costs and the nearby Mason-Dixon Wine Trail add to the city s charms.

Astoria, Oregon

The port city of Astoria in Oregon offers an appealing waterside setting, which is by the banks of the Columbia River and close to the ocean. Affordable Victorian housing, local breweries, fine museums, fishing, and other outdoor activities

Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Florida is a popular retirement destination due to its sunny environment and personal income tax. Crime and living expenses are minimal, and there's housing for everyone.

Naples, Florida

Like its Italian namesake, Naples in Florida is also blessed with sultry weather. And as with other Florida hotspots, the lack of personal income tax makes it attractive to retired people.

Youngstown, Ohio

The irony of the name or the cheap living expenses and communal feel may attract. No matter the cause, Youngstown in the Mahoning Valley is a great area to live.

Lake Placid, New York

Lake Placid in the Adirondack Mountains of New York is another waterside destination. Once a Winter Olympics location, the town is perfect for winter sports

Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville retirees may stay youthful because to its student population and infrastructure. You'll be near the city and the Blue Ridge Mountains.