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Gorgeous US vacation spots where you could actually retire

By Kamaron McNair of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 49: Retirement should feel a bit like going on vacation forever, right? That’s why some retirees turn vacation homes into full-time dwellings to spend their golden years. Places in the U.S. primed for vacationers typically feature warm weather and leisure activities, but the homes here often run on the expensive side.MagnifyMoney researchers compiled a list of the largest metros with between 5% and 30% of its housing stock dedicated to secondary homes and ranked them based on seven metrics, including affordability, access to health care and — of course — fun things to do. Here are the best vacation spots to retire.

Best vacation places for retirement

Retirement should feel a bit like going on vacation forever, right? That’s why some retirees turn vacation homes into full-time dwellings to spend their golden years. Places in the U.S. primed for vacationers typically feature warm weather and leisure activities, but the homes here often run on the expensive side.

MagnifyMoney researchers compiled a list of the largest metros with between 5% and 30% of its housing stock dedicated to secondary homes and ranked them based on seven metrics, including affordability, access to health care and — of course — fun things to do. Here are the best vacation spots to retire.

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