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Old 07-22-2016, 01:38 PM
 
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As we know that there are a handful of cities/areas that come up on the forums and they tend to be the hot/trendy cities that people generally know about. Just out of curiosity, what are some cities/areas that you would consider or would affirmatively live in that aren't trendy or popular in terms of "the best places to live in"?
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Old 07-22-2016, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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Fresno or Sacramento
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Old 07-22-2016, 01:53 PM
 
Location: Rochester NY
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Not sure if either of these places are considered trendy but if given the chance I'd move in a heartbeat to either southwestern South Dakota or anywhere on the coast of Maine north of Portland.
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Old 07-22-2016, 02:49 PM
 
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Greensboro-Winston Salem NC

A nice topography with lots of trees and gently rolling hills, a milder four season climate, low cost of living, both have somewhat healthy economies, fairly safe, plenty to do in terms of recreation/social activities in both cities (both of which have thriving downtown areas), centrally located in terms of proximity to other cities, fairly decent airport and road infrastructure.
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Old 07-22-2016, 02:52 PM
 
Location: New York NY
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Of the places I've visited that I could consider living in that are often overlooked:

Winston-Salem NC
Baltimore MD

Of the overlooked places I have not visited but sound like they could be a good home base:

Cleveland Ohio
Tallahassee FL


EDIT: Ah! I see a cross-posted with another Winston fan!
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Old 07-22-2016, 02:59 PM
 
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The Bronx. There are some lovely buildings, with huge apartments, in safe neighborhoods. I've lived in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Were I to move back to New York with my family, I would seriously consider the Bronx.
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Old 07-22-2016, 03:08 PM
 
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Richmond VA
Sacramento CA
Annapolis MD
Dover DE
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Old 07-22-2016, 03:16 PM
 
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Crete, Porto, Cadiz, Angers, Edinburgh, La Spezzia, Namur, many others.
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Old 07-22-2016, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Nebraska
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I like the warm weather personally, but there are some non-trendy places I would like March thru October.

Des Moines, Iowa- I love the setup of Des Moines, just feels like a comfy metro area
Lincoln, Nebraska- Vibrant University town
Rochester, Minnesota- I just a comfy small city
Toledo, Ohio- Seems like a simple, no-frills city with decent amenities
Wheeling, WV- Nice Scenery
St. Cloud, MN- Nice, no-frills city that is clean, nice architecture and clean

I have never been to these places but Greensboro, NC, San Antonio, TX and Grand Rapids, Michigan are metro areas that don't seem popular or trendy that I think sound nice areas to relocate.

I like lush vegetation, mild weather and proximity to other metropolitan areas so I think that Greensboro, NC and
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Old 07-22-2016, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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Sacramento, Omaha, Des Moines, Milwaukee, or Albuquerque...
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