Reasons to retire in San Diego

Many people who are retiring make the decision to relocate.  In fact, statistics show that approximately one million people move every year after they retire. Some people move for  financial or health reasons or to be closer to family while others look forward to the excitement of living in a new place.

While moving after you retire can have its challenges, it can also help to improve the quality of your life because you’ll have the opportunity to explore and learn about a new place while discovering things about yourself that may surprise you!

Retiring in San Diego offers you a variety of lifestyle choices. North County has three different areas — Coastal, Near-coast, and Inland — each offering its own unique character and slightly different climate. North County San Diego has year-round mild temperatures with low humidity which makes it possible for you to enjoy all of your favorite outdoor activities spring, summer, fall, and winter. If you like it a little warmer, the inland area could be the right choice for you.

There are other reasons to retire in San Diego aside from the near-perfect climate. San Diego’s arts and culture center as well as its culinary arts are flourishing. Balboa Park, the largest urban cultural park in the United States, houses 15 museums, a variety of art galleries, beautiful gardens, the Tony Award-winning Globe Theater, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

San Diego’s chefs are cooking up some of the best food found in any city, from Cali-Baja cuisine using locally grown produce and seafood fresh from the Pacific, great Asian cooking, to Mexico-style tacos and Mexican craft beer in Barrio Logan.

Plenty to do

What are some of the other reasons to retire in San Diego?  There is always something for you to do! If you love the outdoors, San Diego has 70 miles of beautiful, pristine beaches perfect for boating, surfing, swimming, or talking a long, leisurely walk at sunset.

San Diego’s East County provides endless opportunities for hiking, camping, and fishing as the terrain changes from foothills to mile-high mountains.  The Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California’s largest state park encompassing more than 600,000 acres, offers visitors the chance to hike some of the parks spectacular canyons, washes, and peaks.

San Diego County is home to 92 golf courses, multicultural festivals, casinos, historic Old Town, and many unique and colorful communities.  With so much to do and such great weather, why wouldn’t you want to retire in San Diego!

Services for seniors

San Diego offers a wide variety of retirement communities as well as care facilities for seniors in retirement so you should be able to find one that fits with your financial and health needs.

If you decide to retire in San Diego, you’re going to want to find an attorney that can help you with all of your estate planning needs.  The Law Office of David W. Foley, estate planning attorneys in Southern California, specializes in estate planning, living trusts, and trust administration.

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