Pictured above: The harbor in downtown San Diego, one of the finest boating towns in the world.
New Improvements. Thanks to some terrific member suggestions, we have made several improvements. The Best Places link in the main navigation is now greatly simplified. You will now find state maps on all of our State Active Adult Directories as well as the State mini-guides. Once you get to a state page, clicking on the red pins will show you where each town is located, plus give you a link to our review. Here is a sample for California. The maps are expandable so you can see more details. A third improvement is the addition of better "breadcrumbs", which are located near the top of each page. These help you retrace your steps.
Even if you are not a boater, we bet you wouldn't mind living near the water and watching the boats go by. We've come up with a list of 10 great boating towns; there are undoubtedly hundreds more (and we have some tips on how to find them).
This livable, mid-sized, and progressive city in nothern North Carolina has some lovely old neighborhoods. It is a leader in several important green efforts, has a diversified economy, parks, golf courses, and a branch of UNC.
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Speaking of boating towns, here is Panama City, located on Florida's panhandle. It is situated on a giant bay and surrounded by barrier islands. Although the boating is fine, this town does have its flaws.