(RTTNEWS) — Bankrate has ranked the best and worst states for retirement, with Wyoming coming in at the first position, followed by Colorado, Utah, Idaho and Virginia in the four positions that followed.

Arkansas has been placed as the worst state to lead a retired life in, with New York, Alaska, West Virginia and Louisiana coming in behind, in that order.

Bankrate ranked all 50 states based on a variety of factors important to seniors. Most of the top picks have a healthy dose of snow and swap ocean views for mountain landscapes.

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