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Old 03-27-2018, 11:52 AM
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Flat or slight hills. Not particularly drawn to hilly or small mountain (Ozarks/Appalachia) scenery. Parts of New England are okay mostly because there's some quaintness there and the mountains meet the ocean in Maine.
Out west is breathtaking, good for vacations, but nothing I feel compelled to live in. If I did, it would have to be in a big valley with the mountains at an arm's length.
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Old 03-27-2018, 12:01 PM
 
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Both are fine but if it's flat, it's gotto be a place like Chicago. I don't wanna be in a boring city on top of a boring landscape... that's a double no no.

The hills in SF were great! nice workout while providing some great views within the city.

I like the scenic and quaintness of San Francisco's hills, but damn it's tough traverse some of that city on foot (or bike).
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Old 03-27-2018, 12:04 PM
 
Location: Appalachian New York, Formerly Louisiana
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Nobody who knows me is going to be shocked but I prefer hills/mountains. I think Pittsburgh is gorgeous.

That said, a city on a flat/ish valley (or valleys) between hills is fine too. See about any small/medium Appalachian city from Chattanooga to Binghamton.
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Old 03-27-2018, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Brew City
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Proximity to water is more important to me than topographic relief. If water were available in both, I would prefer a hilly but not mountainous city.
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Old 03-27-2018, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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Definitely flatter or slight hill. It's so much easier to get around. I do enjoy mountain views when I travel. Probably because I don't see them everyday. I would not want to have to contend with driving through them everyday.
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Old 03-27-2018, 12:12 PM
 
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I like the scenic and quaintness of San Francisco's hills, but damn it's tough traverse some of that city on foot (or bike).
You hardly see any overweight people in SF city proper.. perhaps the hills help? I have friends who purposely walk the hills for exercise..
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Old 03-27-2018, 02:59 PM
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The hilly places look really nice, but I'd rather live in a flat city. You could walk for hours in a flat city vs a hilly one.
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Old 03-27-2018, 03:05 PM
 
Location: South Padre Island, TX
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A flat coastal city with huge mountains in quick reach.
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Old 03-27-2018, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa
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Omaha is far from being flat!
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Old 03-27-2018, 03:09 PM
 
Location: The middle
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I prefer a flat city surrounded by mountains.
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