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CNN Ranks Top 25 Retirement Cities in America

CNN Money this week ranked the top 25 places to retire in the U.S, based on a series of factors including median home price, income tax, activities and attractions, climate and availability of health care. 

Citing several cities as well as some smaller, more far-flung towns, CNN compiled the top 10 locations, finding Albuquerque, New Mexico topping the list. 

The first 10 destinations include: 

  1. Albuquerque, N.M.
  2. Portland, Ore.
  3. Louisville, Ky.
  4. Tucson, Ariz.
  5. Austin, Tex.
  6. Winston-Salem, N.C.
  7. St. George, Utah
  8. Traverse City, Mich.
  9. Coeur d’Alene, Ida.
  10. St. Augustine, Fla.

CNN listed the remaining 15 cities and towns in a slide show. View the remaining retirement hot spots.

Written by Elizabeth Ecker