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Old 09-04-2017, 05:53 PM
 
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Hi everyone! I'm a new member here, after being sent to this forum no matter what I look up lol. So I figured I'd make my own thread. I know what I'm asking for is a lot but I'm hoping there is the perfect place out there for me!

I'm in a wheelchair so I need mostly flat land and a place where there is a lot within walking distance. I want to live in a fun city like Los Angeles or NYC, weather like Hawaii (no snow, has to be near water/beach), the affordability of Arizona or Florida and no natural disasters like Las Vegas.

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Old 09-04-2017, 06:42 PM
 
Location: Northeast states
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Hi everyone! I'm a new member here, after being sent to this forum no matter what I look up lol. So I figured I'd make my own thread. I know what I'm asking for is a lot but I'm hoping there is the perfect place out there for me!

I'm in a wheelchair so I need mostly flat land and a place where there is a lot within walking distance. I want to live in a fun city like Los Angeles or NYC, weather like Hawaii (no snow, has to be near water), the affordability of Arizona or Florida and no natural disasters like Las Vegas.
Dallas, Texas
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Old 09-04-2017, 07:06 PM
 
Location: Somewhere extremely awesome
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Hi everyone! I'm a new member here, after being sent to this forum no matter what I look up lol. So I figured I'd make my own thread. I know what I'm asking for is a lot but I'm hoping there is the perfect place out there for me!

I'm in a wheelchair so I need mostly flat land and a place where there is a lot within walking distance. I want to live in a fun city like Los Angeles or NYC, weather like Hawaii (no snow, has to be near water/beach), the affordability of Arizona or Florida and no natural disasters like Las Vegas.
I don't think there are any cities that meet all of your criteria. Orlando might be your best bet, because it meets your climate requirements, is close enough to the beach to go there sometimes (plus there are many lakes nearby), and since it's inland, the effects of any hurricanes aren't quite as pronounced as they are along the coast.
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Old 09-04-2017, 08:01 PM
 
Location: South Park, San Diego
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What kind of career or work do you do or wish to be involved in? Seems like you are flexible with both surburban sunbelt or urban northeast but the weather is going to make it more challenging in northeast winters. I would say Phoenix, Sacramento, Tampa, and Dallas and Boise are worth a look.
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Old 09-04-2017, 08:16 PM
 
Location: I is where I is
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Hi everyone! I'm a new member here, after being sent to this forum no matter what I look up lol. So I figured I'd make my own thread. I know what I'm asking for is a lot but I'm hoping there is the perfect place out there for me!

I'm in a wheelchair so I need mostly flat land and a place where there is a lot within walking distance. I want to live in a fun city like Los Angeles or NYC, weather like Hawaii (no snow, has to be near water/beach), the affordability of Arizona or Florida and no natural disasters like Las Vegas.
Well, you're basically wanting something that really doesn't exist, so you'll have to settle with certain parts, or keep chasing that unicorn.

Dallas/Fort Worth could be a place of interest. There's plenty to do, very flat, affordable, and lakes upon lakes for your water factor. It's gets chilly sometimes, but usually no snow.
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Old 09-08-2017, 03:04 PM
 
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I'm in a wheelchair so I need mostly flat land and a place where there is a lot within walking distance. I want to live in a fun city like Los Angeles or NYC, weather like Hawaii (no snow, has to be near water/beach), the affordability of Arizona or Florida and no natural disasters like Las Vegas.
Florida as an FYI isn't "affordable" if one looks at salary to cost of living comparisons and most of it's major cities (Miami-Ft Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando) are ranked among the most inequitable in terms of rent to salary. If looking for someplace flat with no snow and a city where many walk/things are readily available and while still affordable, check out Savannah GA. It doesn't have a big city vibe but is a "fun city" to live in.
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Old 09-08-2017, 04:45 PM
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Location: Ontario
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ORLANDO

Disney World and other major attractions.

Flat as a pancake.

Warm to hot all year.

Close to both Gulf and Atlantic beaches.

Not too expensive.

Win, win.
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:18 AM
 
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ORLANDO

Not too expensive.

Win, win.
Uh, yeah...no.

Orlando rents rising twice as fast as those elsewhere in U.S. - Orlando Sentinel
Report: Jobs in Florida cities have lowest pay in the nation - Florida Politics
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Old 09-11-2017, 10:49 AM
 
Location: TOVCCA
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Florida is the flattest state in the US.
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Old 09-11-2017, 09:34 PM
 
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Florida as an FYI isn't "affordable" if one looks at salary to cost of living comparisons and most of it's major cities (Miami-Ft Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando) are ranked among the most inequitable in terms of rent to salary. If looking for someplace flat with no snow and a city where many walk/things are readily available and while still affordable, check out Savannah GA. It doesn't have a big city vibe but is a "fun city" to live in.
Just looked up crime rates in Savannah and that's out...way too high. I found a great area in NJ I've looked into off and on for awhile but it's a little high in price compared to other areas and the snow is just a killer. But the location is awesome. Ugh. I will most likely either be moving alone or with a roommate so no snow or at least minimal snow was one of my main factors.....Florida makes me nervous now and idk if I can deal with so much constant heat.
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