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Military Retirees Call Carlise, PA Home

Carlisle PA Best City for Vets ListCarlisle, Pennsylvania has been named to Livability.com's list of Top 10 Best Cities for Veterans to Retire.  Whether an older US solider looking for a relaxed retirement or a younger veteran searching for a second career, Carlisle offers its military veterans a high quality of life with plentiful employment opportunities and leisure activities earning them the fourth spot on Livability.com's list.

What Carlisle Offers its Vets

Livability weighed several factors including climate, cost of living, and unemployment. Carlisle PA enjoys a moderate climate with summer highs around 80 degrees and winter lows that infrequently dip below freezing.  The unemployment rate for the area is just 5 percent, below the national average of 6.3 percent.
 

Other factors included access to recreational and cultural opportunities along with the availability of VA hospitals and clinics. Cities that were also close to a military base were rated better for the resources available to veterans such as free legal advice, discounted food, and equipment.

Nearby Carlisle Military Conveniences

Carlisle's beautiful downtown area and strong service industry were definite benefits, along with the fact that the state of Pennsylvania does not tax federal pensions. As far as institutions and amenities that make Carlisle a great place for Vets, here's a look at what helped Carlisle, PA make the cut:

  • Lebanon VA Medical Center, 1700 S. Lincoln Avenue, Lebanon
    Easy access to quality medical care through the VA was a critical factor in Livability.com's decision and the Lebanon facility is only about 50 miles from Carlisle. This facility provides a full range of medical services for veterans including dental services.
  • Camp Hill VA Outpatient Clinic, 25 N. 32nd Street, Camp Hill
    For non-emergency and other medical services a little closer to home, the Camp Hill clinic is only 20 miles from Carlisle.
  • U.S. Army War College, 122 Forbes Avenue, Carlisle
    Located on the Carlisle Barracks grounds, the U.S. Army War College provides the highest quality professional military education to develop leaders for service.

Carlisle, PA Recreational Activities

Carlisle, PA was also selected for all the recreational activities found throughout the Cumberland Valley area. Here are a few of the locations that make Carlisle such a great place to live:

  • Williams Grove Speedway, 1 Speedway Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA
    Home of American Spring car racing from March through October with featured Kids Nights that include rides, games, and kids racing.
  • Mayapple Golf Club, 1 Mayapple Drive, Carlisle, PA
    Enjoy a relaxing day on the full featured golf course and driving range. After a few rounds, stop in at Fiddler's Bar and Grill and enjoy a relaxing drink on the patio, full meal in the dining room, or drinks at the bar while catching up on the latest sports scores.
  • Colonel Denning State Park, 1599 Doubling Gap Road, Newville PA
    Relax and enjoy a full range of outdoor adventures including canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, and more than 18 miles of hiking trails. There are also campsites available for campers and tents, along with skiing and ice skating activities for the winter.

Carlisle - A Great Place for Everyone

Forbes Magazine has also listed Carlisle as one of the cheapest cities to live and one of the best places to raise a family in the nation. View our list of available Carlisle, PA homes for sale. Contact Homesale Realty to find a home in Carlisle, PA.

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