9 Amazing American Mountain Towns You’ll Want To Retire To

Sisters, Oregon

Sisters, Oregon, is a small mountain town where you can spend your days exploring stunning natural vistas, only to drop by for a bite to eat at some of its best-reviewed restaurants. It’s a great place for a simple yet thrilling lifestyle where you can forget about the stressful lifestyle of the city.

In terms of great food and atmosphere, we recommend checking out the Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill or the Sisters Meat and Smokehouse. In town you can get a spa treatment at a local brewery… and no, we’re not joking!

If you’re looking to escape, you can go fishing in nearby Suttle Lake, visit the Smith Rock State Park for its fascinating rock formations, or go for a hike on Mount Bachelor. There are also cave running possibilities here if you’re up for it!

Fort Davis, Texas

Fort Davis is a great retirement destination for seniors who simply can’t make up their minds. Do you prefer desert or mountain backdrops for your golden years? Here, you can get both!

Here you’ll find the Fort Davis National Historic Site if you ever want to learn more about our African-American Buffalo Soldiers. If you’ve had your fill of history and want to explore space, head on over to the McDonald Observatory for sights that you will literally never find anywhere else on earth. Here, you’ll get to see the clearest views of the stars and planets, unparalleled by other observatories on Earth.

Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, you could also visit and spend a few nights at the adobe Indian Lodge. Other must-see places include the Fort Davis Drug Store where you can treat yourself to a burger and milkshake and the Stone Village Market.

Going on walks here really will put you in touch with nature as you’re bound to bump into some wildlife such as mule deer, mountain goats, javelinas, and canyon tree frogs!

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