16. Richardson, TX
You’ll enjoy the nice weather in Richardson, where retirees typically want to move to and out of the snow. In Richardson, there are plenty of upscale restaurants and shopping to keep you trying new foods and shopping till you drop. Richardson is a very diverse city with residents from all of the world, from Indian,Korean, Chinese, Middle Easter and Vietnamese. In Richardson, you have easy access to Dallas by way of the DART rail and interstates, as well as to the suburbs that are north of Richardson, which makes traveling easy. Outdoor activities are all around the city for those who like the outdoor, active lifestyle. Richardson has been ranked in the top 20 for one of the best places to retire.