Retiring in New Mexico: Santa Fe and Albuquerque
Located in the southwestern United States, New Mexico is known for its diverse landscape, rich cultural history, and mild climate. It offers a number of benefits for people who are considering senior living apartments in New Mexico, but aren’t at all ready for traditional senior living. Here are some of our top reasons for considering 55+ communities in New Mexico.
First let’s talk about the weather. In New Mexico, it’s mild as can be. Residents love the sunny, dry climate and low-key winters because it offers an escape from cold, rainy, or snowy weather in other states across the country. Thanks to the friendly climate, outdoor recreation in New Mexico is spectacular – from its national parks and forests to more outdoor recreational areas than you could reasonably visit in any given season. Speaking of seasons, you’ll find something exciting to enjoy no matter what time of year it is – from skiing in the snowy times and camping in the warmer months.
Santa Fe is the capital city of New Mexico and it lives up to its title. From its rich cultural history, active art scene, and breathtaking natural beauty, retiring in New Mexico with Upside is hard to beat. Art galleries, museums, and historic landmarks? Check! Parks, trails, and the picturesque Sangre de Cristo Mountains? Double check!
Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico and is known for its diverse culture, vibrant art scene, and strong economy. Home to the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History and many other museums, galleries, and cultural attractions, Albuquerque can be a great place to retire for people looking for a lower cost of living, without sacrificing quality of life. Albuquerque is located in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains, which offer a number of outdoor recreational opportunities. Not to mention the Paseo del Bosque Trail, with more than 16 miles of hiking, biking, and birdwatching to enjoy.