there a 2 main swimming pools, huge fitness centers, and more activities each day than there is time. How to choose an Arizona realtor Retiring in Arizona... Everyone is different and what is important to us may not be important at all to you.
9200 families, over 55, are living the good life here. This is why we moved here..what you can use and discard the rest.
We especially liked the Del Webb parks and visited them in Hilton Head, Sacramento, Las Vegas, Palm Springs before finding the Phoenix area.
It makes for desert landscaping and no sounds of lawnmowers disturbing your peace. All plant watering is done by drip systems installed underground.
No sprinklers needed in Arizona...except for the 400 or so golf courses throughout the state.
The major cities, Phoenix and Tucson, are desert but are surrounded by mountains pine forests and cold winters.
There are 2 areas, Flagstaff and the White Mountains (eastern part of Arizona), that offer skiing.
So you want variety in climate you got it in Arizona.