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Old 07-05-2017, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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What's the best city to live in if you want to experience 4 full seasons, including winter? For this thread, winter will be defined as having some snow on the ground for at least a month.
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Old 07-05-2017, 03:07 PM
 
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For snow on the ground for any significant period I would suggest the Upper Midwest (Chicago, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Milwaukee) or New England (Boston, Burlington VT, Portland ME, Providence RI).
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:10 PM
 
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Just curious, but is your preference for more snow or is it a matter of having a legitimate winter?
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:16 PM
 
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4 nice full seasons are gone no matter where.
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Old 07-05-2017, 08:38 PM
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Location: Ontario
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Burlington, VT
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Old 07-05-2017, 09:33 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Depends on what you want out of the city but for 4 seasons with clearly defined snowy winters;
Minneapolis, MN
St. Paul, MN
Madison, WI
Milwaukee, WI
Des Moines, IA
Omaha, NE
Chicago, IL
Ann Arbor, MI
Cleveland, OH
Pittsburgh, PA
Syracuse, NY
Boston, MA
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Old 07-06-2017, 04:39 AM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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Just curious, but is your preference for more snow or is it a matter of having a legitimate winter?
I don't necessarily want more snow; I just like a nice snow storm during the winter. Everything is peacefully silent, and it's nice to have a wood fire in the fireplac, and relax. Kids have a great time in the snow. Of course, it's always nice when Spring comes and everything turns green again.
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Old 07-06-2017, 08:02 AM
 
Location: I is where I is
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Pittsburgh, PA gets my vote. It has all 4 seasons, and in my opinion is a very nice, underrated city. Plus, if you like sports, can't go wrong
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Old 07-06-2017, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Greenville SC 'Waterfall City'
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Consider Greenville SC, the waterfall city. VisitGreenvilleSC Official Travel Source
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Old 07-06-2017, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Consider Greenville SC, the waterfall city. VisitGreenvilleSC Official Travel Source

While Greenville does have 4 seasons (even much of Texas does) it doesn't fulfill the OP's winter requirements. They get like what, 2 days of snow in the year? Their winter, like ours, is more like 3 months of November weather
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