Deciding on where to retire is a major life-changing decision that requires research into finding just the right place to celebrate your best years. Have you ever considered North Carolina? Friendly people, beautiful weather, picturesque scenery, and many more pros. Check out this list of highlights when considering if North Carolina is a good place to retire for you.

Tax Break Eligibility

Moving to this great state has some big tax breaks to consider. North Carolina exempts all Social Security retirement benefits from income taxation, does not have a state estate tax, and offers a low corporate income tax rate for those who wish to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams in the state.

Mountain Scenery

The Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains in western North Carolina are part of the enormous Appalachian Mountain range, including numerous charming mountain towns. Whether you’re seeking a more active retirement with skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer or prefer laid-back living with some of the country’s best scenery, there’s plenty of breathtaking beauty to soak in.

Illustrious History

The narrative of how North Carolina became a state is one of the most compelling in the history of the United States. Various sites throughout the state commemorate a rich colonial past and culture. Some of the attractions to visit include Civil War battlefields, the Thomas Wolfe Memorial, the Battleship USS North Carolina, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, the Wright Brothers National Memorial, the Reed Gold Mine, and much more.

Sporting World

If you’re a sports enthusiast, then you’ll enjoy living in a sports paradise with an abundance of professional, minor, and college teams. When it comes to the major league lineup, there’s the Carolina Panthers (NFL), the Charlotte Hornets (NBA), and the Carolina Hurricanes (NHL). For some excitement on the racetrack, there’s also the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Exceptional Senior Living Options

In addition to all the perks of wonderful natural surroundings, major attractions, historical roots, and more, Baptist Retirement Homes of North Carolina is one of the most respected providers for retirement in North Carolina with four locations throughout the state. Our beautiful communities include independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing care.

Contact us at (336) 725-0202 to learn more about our 70-year legacy of outstanding service and care at our two Life Plan Communities offering the full continuum of care, one community offering assisted living and skilled nursing, and a free-standing assisted living community.