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Ultimate Guide to Retirement

Best Places for Affordable Homes

Best Places for a Long Life

****Sequim, WA*****
Pros: Water, mountains, culture and a small town all at once.
Cons: The Pacific is a tad nippy for a swim.
Located two hours north of Seattle, Sequim (pronounced skwim) offers a lower cost of living and an easier pace than its burgeoning neighbor to the south. For about $300,000, you can get a three-bedroom house there.

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