In the 1960s and '70s, San Francisco achieved mythical status as the land of free love.
Both San Francisco and its huge woodsy park, the Presidio, have been honored as bicycle-friendly locales.San Francisco's universities are yet one more place for older singles to meet up.The smaller places range from 17th-century villages (Plymouth) to some of the oldest suburbs in America (Brookline and Braintree).Many area towns were built in the 18th century and most feature central squares surrounded by small businesses and residential neighborhoods.Baltimore doesn't make a lot of top 10 lists, overshadowed as it is by the powerhouses of the Northeast Corridor.
But once you experience the easy pace, historic neighborhoods and waterfront establishments, you'll get Baltimore's nickname: Charm City.
The metro area also offers nearly 120 miles of Atlantic coastline and lots of dedicated bike paths. Massachusetts is a great place to be retired from a government job or the military because most payments from public pensions are exempt from state taxes.
Locals bond over sports: The Red Sox and New England Patriots have become regular contenders; the Celtics are synonymous with Boston hoops tradition; and the Bruins have the second-most Stanley Cup victories by a U. And metro Boston is a major center of medical talent, with a very high concentration of physicians, hospital beds per capita and teaching hospitals.
Let's start with a caveat: Trying to rate places on how they appeal to older singles is like picking a vacation spot for someone else.
You could roam the hot spots of a town for months without meeting that special someone, then find a soul mate in a chance encounter at the post office. Meet new people and find love with help from AARP Dating.
Rates of smoking and obesity are low, so the metro area has low mortality from heart disease and low rates of hypertension.