Retirees in search of their own private Shangri-La in which to spend their golden years are heading less toward the beach and more toward the mountains, possibly indicating a sea change—no pun intended—in what seniors are looking for during retirement.

That's according to United Van Lines' 40th annual National Movers Study, which found that retirees these days are choosing destinations that differ from what one might expect.

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