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Old 06-12-2010, 03:25 PM
 
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And also the Land of 10,000,000,000,000 mosquitoes.
I was out bareback cutting thistles yesterday afternoon.
The wife spent the afternoon fishing on one of the many lakes near us.

Neither one of us swatted a single mosquito and didn't use/need any bug spray.
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Old 06-13-2010, 01:14 AM
 
Location: So. Cal
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I was out bareback cutting thistles yesterday afternoon.
The wife spent the afternoon fishing on one of the many lakes near us.

Neither one of us swatted a single mosquito and didn't use/need any bug spray.
One of the things I will never miss about living in Minnesota is the insects that ruin the summer, mosquitoes suck. Sorry but your experiences with mosquitoes differs greatly with mine.

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Old 06-18-2010, 10:13 PM
 
Location: IN
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Try the Lake Winnipesaukee region towns in NH of: Wolfeboro, Alton, Gilford, Meredith, Tuftonboro, Moultonboro, Laconia, and Center Harbor. Also try the Ossipee Lakes region of Ossipee and Freedom.
In the Newfound Lake region try the towns of Bristol, Bridgewater, Hebron, and Alexandria.

ALL are FANTASTIC places for those that desire rural wooded living with amenities nearby at a moderate cost depending on your lifestyle.
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Old 06-19-2010, 07:08 PM
 
Location: Niceville, FL
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Northwest lower Michigan. Traverse City is a regional business and health care hub, and there are many more inland lakes within a 30 mile radius of there. The down side is that you Must Love Snow because you're on the lake effect side of things.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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I am in Prescott, AZ. Elevation is 5400' in the city. Summers can hit just over 90° but the average summer day is around mid 80's and we get some snow in the winter. We have lots of tall trees, pines and oaks and such, all over town.
Smaller town, we do get lots of tourists in the summer.
My rental is 4 miles and 15 minutes from a 15 acre city park lake, (but there are about 5 lakes within 10 miles) and is stocked with trout but also has some bass in it. $40 for entrance to the lake/parking for a year from the city so costs are pretty cheap.
Our town has lots going on at the city square/courthouse/park almost every weekend and evenings during this time of the year. About 100 miles from Phoenix if you have to have the big city but it's hot there in the summers.
We are right next to the national forest so hiking and such is there.
It's a smaller community so jobs are limited as is the pay for them but the rents reflect that of course.
I don't know what you consider expensive or course or what your habits are for living.
Nice location but I am looking to relocate to salt water for fishing myself in retirement. I was born on the salt water and miss it too much living here.
My wife lives in Prescott,AZ. From what she's told me she live in a trailer park on Whipple Ct. #19
She's been trying to get me to move back there. For some reason we lost contact.
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Old 06-25-2010, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Northwest lower Michigan. Traverse City is a regional business and health care hub, and there are many more inland lakes within a 30 mile radius of there. The down side is that you Must Love Snow because you're on the lake effect side of things.
Taverse City has Sleeping Bear Dunes. Cherry orchards and an annual Cherry festival.

Then there's my home town 50mi's south of Traverse City, s small town called Cadillac which is practically an Island on it's own lakes that surround the town.

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Old 06-29-2010, 12:22 AM
 
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I just did some checking on Warsaw. Lot's of water and fishing there, that's for sure.
It also appears that other than the humidity of summer that the WX range and averages is just about like where we live now in AZ.
I may have to make a trip back there to check it out.
While you are in Missouri you may as well check out Jefferson City, MO too. Close to the Missouri River and lake of the ozarks, lots of kayaking on the Gasconade river, biking along the Katy trail. I'd also throw out Mountain Home Arkansas for being close to lakes & rivers with a relatively low cost of living.
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