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Winston-Salem Ranks Top 10 Best Places to Retire
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Winston-Salem as No. 7 on their "2020 Best Places to Retire" list.
According to U.S. News, "the rankings offer a comprehensive evaluation of the country's 125 largest metropolitan areas – up from 100 last year – based on how well they meet Americans' expectations for retirement, with measures including housing affordability, desirability, health care and overall happiness."
To see the full article, go to https://www.usnews.com/info/blogs/press-room/articles/2019-10-08/us-news-unveils-the-2020-best-places-to-retire.
Centrally located in North Carolina, Winston-Salem is the city's fifth largest city and home to a nationally-ranked vibrant downtown. Today, more than 120 restaurants, galleries and museums, and dozens of live music and performing arts venues in downtown alone offer dynamic big-city culture with small-town charm. Known as a “City of Arts and Innovation,” and it lives up to its moniker with a business culture that celebrates entrepreneurship, a thriving medical community, and six nationally acclaimed colleges and universities.
Aspiring to retire? Request a copy of our Official Visitor & Relocation Guide online here, or download a digital copy here. We also invite you to talk with one of our friendly visitor information specialists by calling toll-free 866-728-4200.