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Old 05-28-2013, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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Youngstown, Ohio is fairly rolling to my memory.

You can go down to Louisville, Kentucky. It's right on the border of the midwest and is surrounded by hilly country.

I believe Evansville, Indiana would fit the bill too.
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:25 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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Another smaller one that hasn't been mentioned is Sioux City, IA. Also La Crosse, WI, which is in the same region as Dubuque.

Rochester and Madison are both near very hilly areas.

Duluth is probably the hilliest.

Someone mentioned Des Moines... ehhhhhhhh it's definitely not flat like a lot of cities in the Midwest, but it's nothing like Cincinnati or St. Louis. It's mostly small, gently rolling hills, with a few moderately bigger ones here and there, similar to Minneapolis.
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:49 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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You can get a good sense of how flat a place is by going to Google Earth, and sweeping the pointer across a part of the town, and watching the Elevation indicator at the bottom of the screen. If the number goes up or down by a hundred feet or so in a few blocks, it is pretty hillly.
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Old 05-28-2013, 11:50 AM
 
Location: Jefferson City 4 days a week, St. Louis 3 days a week
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Youngstown, Ohio is fairly rolling to my memory.

You can go down to Louisville, Kentucky. It's right on the border of the midwest and is surrounded by hilly country.

I believe Evansville, Indiana would fit the bill too.
Louisville may be on the,border of the midwest but its still a southern city.
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Old 05-28-2013, 12:30 PM
 
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st louis seems cool, only worried about twisters
They all have tornadoes. Some more than others, but not by much. To sort-of get away from them, you're looking at fewer and smaller hills and cloudy. Well, they're all cloudy too.
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Old 05-28-2013, 01:22 PM
 
Location: NJ
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They all have tornadoes. Some more than others, but not by much. To sort-of get away from them, you're looking at fewer and smaller hills and cloudy. Well, they're all cloudy too.
they are all cloudy?
and id be interested in bigger size cities, 2 million metro+
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:38 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland has a varied and interesting terrain. The land rises sharply starting right at the Lake Erie shore, particularly in the eastern portions of the city proper and suburbs. There are numerous canyons and gorges with high shale cliffs throughout metro Cleveland - these are beautifully forested areas that usually feature rivers or creeks. The terrain is quite rugged in these areas and not typical in most Midwest cities. One reason I love Cleveland so much is due to this scenic and interesting terrain. Some really gorgeous areas include: Euclid Creek Reservation, North Chagrin Reservation, Bedford Reservation, Mill Creek Falls, Rocky River Reservation and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Belvoir Boulevard, on the east side ascends steeply uphill from Euclid ave, as does Cliffview Road and many other streets on the east side of the city.
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:48 PM
 
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St. Paul may be flatter than Cincinnati, Omaha, and Duluth... but it isn't a flat city.

Ramsey Hill, St. Paul:
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-rps4_DMQqX...0/IMG_0660.jpg
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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st louis seems cool, only worried about twisters
Are you looking for someplace hilly thinking that will prevent tornadoes?
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:25 PM
 
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they are all cloudy?
and id be interested in bigger size cities, 2 million metro+
No part of the midwest is desert, so yeah, some cloudiness and various amounts of humidity is inevitable.
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