The 10 Best Cities For An Active Retirement
Love at first ride.
The EVELO blog
Author: Gonzalo Sanchez
In many ways, an ideal place for retirement will have the amenities and benefits of a well-managed city that anyone, and not just retirees, would enjoy. We wanted to find the best cities in the US for active retirement, so in our criteria we put an emphasis on cities tailored to staying active. Many of the categories we analyzed aggregate a wider set of data, giving a more holistic view in that category.
Some people think “being fit” is a young man’s game, a luxury that can’t be maintained once you’ve had children, and had to deal with the many stresses of raising them, while juggling your career. But being fit and healthy feels great, so there’s no reason anyone should deny themselves the lifelong benefits that come along with it.
Whether you’re already fit now and hoping to stay in shape, or are looking to reclaim the healthier lifestyle you once had, there are many activities you can do, no matter what your age. With that in mind, we’ve picked five fun exercises that men and women can do, with an emphasis on making sure those with any weary joints or stiff backs won’t have to worry. … Read more
There are few activities that bring a family together quite like a bike ride. Whether it’s the beautiful scenery, the wind in your hair, or just the fact that you’re spending quality time together, it’s hard not to end the ride feeling like your whole family hasn’t just accomplished something special together. But these rides don’t have to stop once your own kids grow up and have a family of their own – in fact rides between grandparents and their grandkids can be even more amazing.
With that in mind, we’ve picked out some of the best rides available in major cities across the country. We looked for trails that were sure to have a scenic payoff worth the effort, while at the same time not being too challenging so that no member of the family (no matter how young or old) feels scared off by the ride.
At EVELO, we are on a mission to make cycling accessible to everyone – regardless of hills, fitness levels, age, and other barriers – through electric bikes. Electric bicycles create a whole new transportation paradigm – enabling people to get around cities more efficiently, leave their cars at home, and improve their health in the meantime. … Read more
Recreational vehicles, or RVs for short, are a great way to see the country.
In July 2015, I hopped on a plane in Argentina, and after a pretty exhausting overnight flight, I landed in Los Angeles. The plan: a 4-week RV tour of the West Coast.
After visiting Los Angeles, Vegas, San Francisco, Monterrey, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica and a handful of other jaw dropping places, I can say that RV’ing is a fantastic experience. You can soak in the continent’s best sights while enjoying the comforts of home. You don’t have to worry about finding a hotel room, and if for some reason, you can’t make it to your destination for the day, you can always stop short when you need to and rest as you need to.
When we think about technologies that have changed the world, and how we function and exist in it, there are certain ones that come to mind. The automobile, the computer, and most recently, the smartphone.
There is, however, another technology that is quietly flourishing and spreading around us without getting nearly as much attention. One that has the world changing potential – the Electric Bicycle.