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Old 02-05-2011, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Harrison, OH
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Like the title says, what are some cities that have snowy winters but are not gray/gloomy during winter? I love snow but I can't stand endless gloomy days during winter. Are there any places like this?
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Old 02-05-2011, 03:34 PM
 
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Perhaps Denver......
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Old 02-05-2011, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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I'd say Boise, ID
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Old 02-05-2011, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Fayetteville, AR
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Any of the Colorado front range cities, Denver, Colorado Springs or Pueblo.
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Old 02-05-2011, 03:39 PM
 
Location: Fayetteville, AR
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I'd say Boise, ID
Doesn't Boise suffer from the fog inversion that keeps it very hazy?
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Old 02-05-2011, 04:48 PM
 
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Flagstaff, AZ. One of the 10 snowiest cities in the lower 48, and yet it's known more for sunshine, and rightly so. I spend some wonderful years there.

Western mountain areas in general, but within that context, inland and southerly will be better.

New England to a lesser extent.
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Old 02-05-2011, 05:14 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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Minneapolis is LESS cloudy than places further East in the winter......but not as much as Denver or places out West. But it's a good Midwest option if you prefer the Midwest.
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Old 02-05-2011, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Harrison, OH
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Denver is one city I've seriously considered moving to after undergrad.
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Old 02-05-2011, 09:47 PM
 
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Denver is definitely a sunny city. I would also recommend Flagstaff too.
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Old 02-06-2011, 12:23 AM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Spent a winter in Des Moines, Iowa. When its not snowing, it had brilliant blue skies...and bone chilling cold! But yeah, its not a gray, gloomy place in the winter.
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