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Best Places to Retire in Minnesota

Best Places to Retire in Minnesota
Do you want to retire in Minnesota? Below are our recommendations for the best places to retire in Minnesota. Click on the destination links to find area description and characteristics, area amenities and things to do, climate and weather, housing options, cost of living, senior assistance, area demographics and job & volunteer opportunities.

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retire in Winona AreaWinona Area, Minnesota - Thinking of moving to Winona? There are many reasons that would be a good choice. Winona is a unique community. We have amenities and options that many cities our size often don’t. We are one of the oldest communities in Minnesota, with some of the newest innovations occurring daily.

retire in Fairmont AreaFairmont Area, Minnesota - Fairmont, the City of Lakes, is a community of 11,000 located in the heart of southern Minnesota. The community provides an array of recreation, educational, and health care services supporting a regional service area population of over 20,000 and is the county seat for Martin County.

retire in DuluthDuluth, Minnesota - Located on the shores of Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota serves as the westernmost port of Great Lakes shipping. The Zenith City, as it is sometimes called, is built into the rocky hillside that hugs the shoreline of Lake Superior and the St. Louis River. Duluth welcomes over 1,000 ocean-going and Great Lakes freighters annually, all which pass under the iconic Aerial Lift Bridge.

retire in Twin CitiesTwin Cities, Minnesota - Conveniently located 65 miles west of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Our community provides good jobs, state-of-the-art health care and senior services, accomplished schools, amenities for active living. Housing is affordable. Public safety and infrastructure is sound.

retire in St. CloudSt. Cloud, Minnesota - St. Cloud is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the largest population center in the state's central region. Its population is 67,984 according to the 2017 US census estimates, making it Minnesota's tenth largest city.[6] St.

retire in Bemidji, First City on the MississippiBemidji, First City on the Mississippi, Minnesota - Bemidji, the First City on the Mississippi, is a historically charming, progressive northwoods city. Soon after its birth at Itasca State Park, the world’s fourth longest river- the Mississippi, travels north to Bemidji. After crossing through Lake Bemidji, it turns south on its 2,552- mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico.

retire in Southern MinnesotaSouthern Minnesota, Minnesota - Mix of rural and small community with thriving downtown and shopping options. Located just 1 hour south of Minnesota's Twin Cities on I-35. A variety of shopping is available from Cabela's World's Foremost Outfitters to our beautiful and historic downtown.

retire in Northeastern Minnesota or the Arrowhead RegionNortheastern Minnesota or the Arrowhead Region, Minnesota - Ely is a major dropping off point for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We're all about the outdoors, but we also have unique shopping and attractions like no other. The International Wolf Center and the North American Bear Center are just a couple of the reasons why people come to Ely. We also have the Dorothy Molter Museum - honoring the life of the 'Rootbeer Lady' of Knife Lake.

retire in Morton - Minnesota River ValleyMorton - Minnesota River Valley, Minnesota - Morton is a lively community nestled in the valley with the Minnesota River running past its doorstep. Though small, it’s rich in history, with lots of friendly people, close to shopping, but without the hoopla of big city life. Whether you’re a fisherman, a golfer, like the casino atmosphere or a food enthusiast - we have the best of both worlds.

retire in WayzataWayzata, Minnesota - Wayzata is a city on Lake Minnetonka in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, a western suburb of Minneapolis. The name Wayzata is derived from a Lakota Sioux phrase meaning "North Shore". As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,688. Visitors enjoy all the luxuries of lake living in a small community. Restaurants range from causal dining to an elegant evening by the lake.

retire in EaganEagan, Minnesota - Large second ring suburban community rich in business industry including large corporations and a diverse small business community.

retire in Brainerd Lakes - NisswaBrainerd Lakes - Nisswa, Minnesota - Nisswa is part of the Brainerd lakes region, which is adorned with pristine lakes, world championship golf courses, year around fishing (open water and frozen). We are in the central portion of Minnesota, conveniently located 2 1/2 hours from Duluth, Fargo, Minneapolis/St. Paul. Nisswa is a resort community, offering year around tourism.

retire in Lake Mille Lacs area in Central MinnesotaLake Mille Lacs area in Central Minnesota, Minnesota - The Lake Mille Lacs area is located just 90 miles north of the Twin Cities. Four small cities surround the lake as well as the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe community. There are many recreational activities including fishing, boating, sailing, golfing, state & city parks, casino and much more.

retire in RochesterRochester, Minnesota - Rochester MN is home of the world renown Mayo Clinic and is located one hour south of Minneapolis / St Paul metro area in Southeast Minnesota. pop. 107000 people it has all the amenities of a larger city without the hassle.

retire in HutchinsonHutchinson, Minnesota - Explore, experience and enjoy this wonderful community that we call home. Known as Minnesota’s Hometown, you will feel welcomed and comfortable in Hutchinson, just as you would in your own home. Located in central Minnesota, Hutchinson is the ideal location for exciting day trips and enjoyable weekend getaways.

retire in Cass LakeCass Lake, Minnesota - Cass Lake is where pristine lakes, abundant forests and a natural habitat are waiting to provide visitors with a multitude of activities encompassing all four of Minnesota's seasons.

retire in Jackson AreaJackson Area, Minnesota - Located at the intersection of I90 and highway 71.

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