Who wouldn't want to relax by the beach?
Hanging out near the coast is a popular pastime for all ages, but boomers are especially vulnerable to aquatic scenes' relaxing repose [source: Sperazza & Banerjee]. Baby boomers' desire to be near the water results in their most popular outings to include rafting, cruises and water sports at the ocean, lakes and rivers.
Above all, boomers want to unwind, and coastal communities often create relaxing atmospheres perfect for their needs. This penchant for aquatic areas may explain why many boomers reside in California, New York and Florida -- states with highly desirable waterfronts [source: Census.gov].
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