St. George Utah Ranks Number One As Best Place to Retire

St. George, Utah – it’s Tuesday, July 7, 2015 and in a recent Time/ Money magazine article found online, they proclaimed our rapidly growing corner of southwestern Utah as one of the best places to retire in the country.

That’s right, after examining Washington County’s population, our median home prices, our average property taxes, and our overall quality of life… St. George Utah was anointed as “The Great Outdoors Winner.”

 St. George Utah Golf Courses

St. George Utah Golf Courses

Southern Utah has long been known as a golfers Mecca with our twelve 18-hole golf courses found in a 15-mile radius. But that’s not what pushed southern Utah over the top as one of Money’s best places to retire. Rather, it was our hundreds of miles of biking and walking trails, and the close proximity to the world-class hiking found in Zion National Park.

 Zion National Park's World-Class Hiking

Zion National Park’s World-Class Hiking

In a head-to-head competition with 25 other municipalities, long known for their elevated quality of life, St. George Utah came out smelling like roses. Competing against the likes of other popular destinations such as Tucson, Arizona and Palm Springs, California.

St. George Utah Ranks Number One As Best Place to Retire

1.) St. George, Utah

2.) Richland, Washington

3.) Vail, Arizona

4.) Fayetteville, Arkansas

5.) Mount Juliet, Tennessee

6.) Boise, Idaho

7.) Santa Fe, New Mexico

8.) Greenville, South Carolina

9.) Dover, Delaware

10.) Chattanooga Tennessee

11.) Northfield, Minnesota

12.) Athens, Georgia

13.) Asheville, North Carolina

14.) Lexington, Kentucky

15.) Bellingham, Washington

16.) Prattville, Alabama

17.) Tyler, Texas

18.) Fishers, Indiana

19.) Stillwater, Oklahoma

20.) Clermont, Florida

21.) Bluffton, South Carolina

22.) Sarasota, Florida

23.) Loveland, Colorado

24.) Cape Coral, Florida

25.) Traverse City, Michigan