Traverse City Outdoors: BoatU.S. listed ten towns ideal for retirement and boating—And you know what town's first on that list? Bingo. Traverse City.

From community culture to living costs, BoatU.S. strongly encourages readers to "do your research thoroughly." So what makes The Nation's Cherry Capital pass the test? Read the reasons in their article 10 Great Boating Towns: To Retire + Play + Thrive.

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