Baltimore doesn't make a lot of top 10 lists, overshadowed as it is by the powerhouses of the Northeast Corridor.
But once you experience the easy pace, historic neighborhoods and waterfront establishments, you'll get Baltimore's nickname: Charm City.
Both San Francisco and its huge woodsy park, the Presidio, have been honored as bicycle-friendly locales.
San Francisco's universities are yet one more place for older singles to meet up.
The metro area also offers nearly 120 miles of Atlantic coastline and lots of dedicated bike paths. Massachusetts is a great place to be retired from a government job or the military because most payments from public pensions are exempt from state taxes.
Baltimore is a city of natives, a place with a sense of community that spans generations.Still, some cities are better than others for older singles, especially those who are seeking some place to retire.We plied the country to find 10 great cities in which to retire for older singles, focusing primarily on places with convivial locals, a solid percentage of AARP-age residents and, of course, a lot of things to do — either solo or with a date.Although traffic congestion and commute times are bad in San Francisco, driving is often optional.Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) anchors one of the most efficient regional transit systems in the United States, and the system continues to grow.