6. Mesa, Arizona
Mesa, Arizona is listed as a top retirement city and it gives you a combination of different views, from lake to mountain. Although it is a pleasant temp for a lot of the year, summers can be a bit difficult for some due to the extreme temps. It is located near Superstition Mountains which is in one of the largest deserts. While many retirees like to get out and walk as part of their exercise routine Mesa isn’t one of the most friendliest walking cities, though there are many other things to choose from to do and it is still one of the favorite cities for retirees for 2017.