Snowbirds and "Boat People"
Pros: The air is clean and clear. You can step outside your door and have a "postcard" view of the mountains or lake from almost anywhere in the town.
Most of the year the weather is absolutely beautiful.
Our drive to work is 5=10 minutes... there is virtually no traffic.
Very little crime. We sleep with our doors and windows open and feel safe.( I believe the local newspaper still prints the names/addresses of those who have been arrested)
There are no HOAs in most areas, you can let the weeds grow in your yard or paint your house pink with purple trim if you like.
If you have children it seems like a great place to raise kids. Lots of sports, activities for children. (but, I don't have small children, so don't know for sure.)
New mall just opened. Finally after years of having limited shopping. New restaurants and Movie theater coming!!
Cons: The town becomes a ghost town in the summer. Half the population (it seems) and winter Read More