We want culture, dining and wilderness in areas with homes for $300,000 – so where should we retire?

We want culture, dining and wilderness in areas with homes for $300,000 – so where should we retire?
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When you think of wilderness, is it bear and moose and such, or national forests and other preserved areas, including wildlife management areas and state parks, for hikes? This option puts you on the other side of the country and in a city of 31,000 people some 25 miles west of Knoxville.