Good news: The average retirement age in the U.S. for those who are currently retired is 61, according to a recent Gallup survey. That means there’s plenty of opportunity for staying active when you’re finally done clocking in.
Not only is the post-workforce world your oyster, but it’s also an oyster that’s largely free to eat — if you know where to look, that is. These cost-free, retirement-friendly activities are good for your bank account, and many also offer great health benefits. Keep reading to see that some of the best things in life really are free.
Last updated: Feb. 6, 2020
Take a Hike
Setting out into the beauty of nature is one of the easiest and most fulfilling retirement activities. Even better, it offers health benefits including stress relief and cardiovascular fitness. You can find a free outdoor adventure near you at AmericanTrails.org.
Go (Book) Clubbing