PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Tom and Barb HansenLooking for a place to retire is like the scenario of a road movie. California’s Lake Tahoe. Sedona and Scottsdale in Arizona. Missouri’s Ozark Mountains. Myrtle Beach, SC
For more than a decade or so, the couple have traveled the country envisioning life after Mr. Hansen’s retirement as president of a community bank in Chicago’s western suburbs. In 2018, the Hansens, aged 61 and 60, chose rural Sevier County, Tenn.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/retirees-lift-fortunes-in-rural-america-11652020080?mod=pls_whats_news_us_business_f They Came, They Hiked, They Stayed: Retirees Lift Fortunes in Rural America