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Old 03-31-2017, 03:57 PM
 
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A general metro area or city within the area which has adequate resources, feels safe, not too much traffic, and feels healthy. The place to be for an easy and high quality life...Totally subjective! Ideas?
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Old 03-31-2017, 05:33 PM
 
Location: Nebraska
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In my experience for large metropolitan area in my experience would be Minneapolis/St. Paul and Salt Lake City metropolitan by a wide, wide margin.

Both of them are way above their population on amenities, low traffic congestion with really good public transportation and the people there just have a healthy glow I don't see other places.

Salt Lake City and Minneapolis/St. Paul also offer the best of both worlds with some very, very dense lively areas and also lots of remote and scenic areas with-in close proximity.

I would say Omaha is getting there it has incredible amenities, appealing scenery, great infrastructure and lots of health oriented people but sadly it does a high-crime rate in certain cities.

As far as smaller metropolitan areas I would say Fort Collins and Boulder, Colorado and Rochester, Minnesota would also be very good as far good amenities, infrastructure, good traffic and health oriented.
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Old 04-01-2017, 06:53 AM
 
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I would say most college towns fulfill the criteria and in terms of major cities, arguably none fit the universal definition of "feeling safe" or not having too much traffic.
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Old 04-01-2017, 10:58 AM
 
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Definitely Minneapolis-St. Paul..
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Old 04-01-2017, 11:52 AM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'Waterfall City'
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Greenville SC
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Old 04-01-2017, 03:42 PM
 
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Dfw..........
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Old 04-02-2017, 09:42 PM
 
Location: Lake Spivey, Georgia
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I have always felt that my native Atlanta is quite clean for a larger city, same for Washington, D.C.
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