Tag: Idaho

  • Seattle and Portland are what come to mind for a lot of people when they think of the Pacific Northwest. However, the northwestern corner of America, made up of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, offers so much more than those big cities. There is an abundance of wonderful, wild, and whimsical small towns waiting to be discovered throughout the region.
  • by Mayra Rocha on March 7th, 20172 Comments

    Idaho and Utah have a lot more in common than you think. Both states offer majestic mountain views, abundant open spaces, outdoor recreation, and are great retirement destinations for active adults. Retirees flock to these states not only because of their varied climates, diverse topographies, and reasonable cost of living but they also have a great selection of 55-plus communities near prime locations and daily conveniences. While Utah and Idaho share some similarities, there are a few differences that set them apart that may impact your decision when searching for a 55+ community to call home. Check out how these two states stack up against each other below.

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  • by Mayra Rocha on November 1st, 20161 Comment

    Idaho has a lot more to offer than just potatoes. The Gem State is made up of a beautiful and natural landscape that includes mountains, valleys, pristine lakes and rivers, and vast farmland, which make it a popular state for active adults who love spending time outdoors and with nature. In addition to its open green spaces and outdoor recreational activities, Idaho has a low crime rate, affordable cost of living, and reasonable tax climate, which is a major draw for retirees. Idaho is also home to numerous age-restricted and age-targeted communities situated within serene and quiet settings. These active adult communities typically offer reasonably priced homes as well as easy access to wildlife preserves, state parks, entertainment, and cultural attractions. With the northern and southern parts of the state in two different time zones and a varied climate, Idaho is a truly unique retirement destination.

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  • by Bill Ness on October 24th, 20151 Comment

    A charming community in Garden City, Idaho, Willowbrook has the perfect small-town neighborhood setting: photo-worthy grounds, scenic ponds and streams, and quaint single-family homes for active adults.

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  • by Megan Boldrey on February 16th, 201519 Comments

    There are hundreds of active adult communities located around the country. While some 55+ communities feel more like a vacation that comes with a hefty price tag, there are several that won’t cost an arm and a leg.


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