Baby boomers looking for active adult communities should look no further than Arizona and Nevada, according to 55Places. Mayra Rocha reports on how both states appeal to retirees with climate, low taxes and outdoor recreation.

One of the standout traits that both of the states can boast about is their affordability. This is a trait important to some retirees - and anyone else looking for a place to live - and both states offer low costs of living:

Arizona’s cost of living is 5% below the national average and homes are relatively affordable. Nevada also has affordable homes and an overall lower cost of living than most parts of the country...While Arizona has Sun City, which was the first active adult community in the U.S., Nevada has also seen an influx of 55+ active adult communities pop up in the Silver State.

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