To be at the top of the list, a place had to be affordable, desirable to live in, have a strong job market, and have a high quality of life.
Huntsville gained national recognition during the Space Race of the 1960s and is now consistently among the fastest-growing metro areas in Alabama.
Colorado Springs is set against Pikes Peak, the inspiration for the song "America the Beautiful." Here is a city that combines colorful nature with rugged history and metropolitan luxuries.
Green Bay has the perfect combination of amenities from big cities and a Midwestern small-town vibe, home to a vibrant art and entertainment scene, and a revitalized downtown,
Boulder's spectacle is revealed at the crest of a hill on US Route 36 from Denver, with its iconic sandstone slabs rising from the mountains, prefaced by pine-clad mesas and cradled against the backdrop of the snow-capped Indian Peaks.
San Jose is a sprawling metropolitan area which is as identified by its suburban communities and tech-focused campuses as the towering buildings in the business district.
Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill are famous for their technological and research roots as well as rivalries between collegiate teams. This tri-city area (known by the name of Triangle) is attracting new residents each day, with an increase in employment and a high quality of life.
Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Fayetteville attracts outdoor enthusiasts with its abundance of state parks with acres of green spaces, playgrounds, walks and parks.
Portland is the Maine's largest metropolitan area , and a major economic hub. It has cobblestone streets, and ships that are sheltered by the island-shaped oceans that form Casco Bay.
Sarasota is a city with a distinct atmosphere distinct from Florida's other coastal cities. It has the city's own diverse arts scene, a beachy ambience and a laid-back atmosphereand food culture that is growing.
San Fransisco is a complete universe by itself Each neighborhood is awash with their own distinct character From the historic roads that make up the Mission District to the grassy hills of the Presidio to the bustling piers that line the Embarcadero.