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Old 12-14-2010, 03:11 PM
 
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My husband and I live in Southern CA and want to move to the east coast next summer. He works for a large corporation that has a location in almost every major city in the US so our options are very flexible. We are looking to move to a suburb of a city that does not have a city feel. A small-med size town with beautiful scenery that is also family friendly (aka safe) but close enough to the city where my fiance will work. We are excited to see a change in seasons, but anything north of CT might be too cold. Anyone have any suggestions for us?
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Old 12-14-2010, 03:38 PM
 
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My husband and I live in Southern CA and want to move to the east coast next summer. He works for a large corporation that has a location in almost every major city in the US so our options are very flexible. We are looking to move to a suburb of a city that does not have a city feel. A small-med size town with beautiful scenery that is also family friendly (aka safe) but close enough to the city where my fiance will work. We are excited to see a change in seasons, but anything north of CT might be too cold. Anyone have any suggestions for us?
When you say "East Coast", do you mean you want to be on the coast? Sometimes people say East Coast meaning any of the coastal states.

If you're looking for an area on the coast, then perhaps you should look at Annapolis, Maryland. It's an absolutely beautiful area...from what I know it's also quite safe. It's a mid-sized city with good connections to both Baltimore and Washington, DC. You'll have great access to beaches and cities and tons of historical sites.
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Old 12-14-2010, 04:54 PM
 
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Thanks for your response. To clarify I just meant any of the coastal states, but Annapolis sounds great!
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Old 12-14-2010, 06:22 PM
 
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Virginia Beach might be exactly what you want. It is the biggest city in the Tidewater/Hampton Roads area, but it is more suburban in character and is very safe. It's in a metro approaching 2 million. So, there is quite a bit to do and might be an East Coast version of what you are use to.
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Old 12-16-2010, 06:11 AM
 
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The Washington, DC area is a great place to live. The excellent transit system provides easy accessibility to work from the type of smaller suburban towns you're looking for. I would suggest looking at Rockville, Maryland. It's an easy commute to DC but worlds away in terms of feel. It's very safe/family oriented, has excellent public schools and is overall an idyllic place to live with kids in an area close to a big city. Check out the neighborhoods near the Rockville Metro station.

Rockville, Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 12-16-2010, 08:40 AM
 
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The East Coast is Maine to Florida.

Don't you think this is a bit too broad?

You can't really lump Northern New England in with the Deep South when you're considering "narrowing down" your moving choices.
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Old 12-16-2010, 02:16 PM
 
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We are excited to see a change in seasons, but anything north of CT might be too cold. Anyone have any suggestions for us?
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The East Coast is Maine to Florida.
Don't you think this is a bit too broad? You can't really lump Northern New England in with the Deep South when you're considering "narrowing down" your moving choices.
If you bothered to read the OP's post one would interpret a probable exclusion of anything north of Connecticut and elimination of Florida/Georgia/South Carolina (most of it) due to the lack of changing seasons. For the "East Coast" that leaves North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and New York. Going one step further the OP is looking for a major city with a family-friendly suburb which leaves NYC, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Richmond and maybe Raleigh/Durham. Seems pretty narrowed down to me.
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Old 12-16-2010, 11:05 PM
 
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If you bothered to read the OP's post one would interpret a probable exclusion of anything north of Connecticut and elimination of Florida/Georgia/South Carolina (most of it) due to the lack of changing seasons. For the "East Coast" that leaves North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and New York. Going one step further the OP is looking for a major city with a family-friendly suburb which leaves NYC, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, Richmond and maybe Raleigh/Durham. Seems pretty narrowed down to me.
I'm not aware of the contents of this message as I didn't bother to read it.
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Old 12-17-2010, 06:28 AM
 
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I'm not aware of the contents of this message as I didn't bother to read it.
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Old 12-17-2010, 06:39 AM
 
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If you don't want a childish, nonsensical reply then don't post an inane, nasty, condescending message.

Extremely vague content.
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