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How Will You Spend Your Time When You Retire?

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The road of life is long, and it stretches off in the distance towards retirement: That beautiful day when you can throw away your suits, and ties, and forget how to do your job and just live. Think about all the things you would do if you didn't have to work, write them down, and that’s what you do when you retire. If you’re scratching your head right now because it's devoid of retirement plans, that’s okay, here are some of the best things to do when you retire, so grab a pen and take some notes.

When you retire you can do anything you want, you’ve earned it. Whether you’re already retired and you’re just hanging out on the internet, or you’re at work dreaming of that wonderful day when you can dive out of your office building, there are plenty of fun-filled options on this list ways to spend your retirement.

Vote up the things you’d spend your retirement enjoying. And if you’ve got some amazing retirement plans waiting for you around the corner, share them in the comments. 

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    Chillaxing

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    128
    21

    Spending Time With Your Loved Ones

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    124
    26

    ALL the Hobbies

  • 4
    99
    41

    Getting to Know Your Grandchildren

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    86
    45

    Working in the Garden

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    84
    52

    Visiting America's State Parks

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    79
    52

    Eating Your Way Through Europe

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    78
    53

    Volunteering

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    72
    53

    Hanging Out With Other Retirees

  • 10
    71
    52

    Catching Up on Classic Works of Literature

  • 11
    63
    53

    Putting Together a Family Tree

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    68
    59

    Learning Another Language

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    49
    55

    Organizing Game Nights

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    55
    67

    Writing That Novel

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    46
    60

    Taking in Local Theater Performances

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    50
    67

    Working Part Time

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    34
    68

    Prank Calling Your Old Office Buddies

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    35
    70

    Lots of Yoga

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    34
    70

    Hours of Cooking Classes

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    34
    71

    Starting a Small Business

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    29
    66

    Trying Out Fancy New Wardrobes

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    26
    77

    Getting to the Bottom of Area 51

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    25
    84

    Whittling Knives Out of Bones

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    23
    73

    Giving Your Son in Law a Piece of Your Mind

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    21
    71

    Making a Documentary About Your Family