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Old 01-08-2010, 12:54 PM
 
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I'm trying to pick a place to live. Natural beauty is really important to me. Here's some criteria that would be important --

-mountains
-not TOO cold or hot
- lots of greenery

-less conservative people... a mostly Democrat area would be good
-not totally isolated area -- some kind of community

if you guys have any ideas i'd really appreciate it!
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Old 01-08-2010, 01:39 PM
 
Location: Durham, NC
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Asheville NC would almost certainly top the list with Boone/Blowing Rock NC right behind.
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Old 01-08-2010, 03:40 PM
 
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Maybe New Paltz, NY in the Catskills. Nearby Kingston wouldn't be too bad either. Saugerties would be another place to consider in that area too.
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Old 01-08-2010, 03:43 PM
 
Location: The Queen City
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You have Main to Florida. So north or south?
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Old 01-08-2010, 05:08 PM
 
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thanks guys. north is preferable to south. i looked into asheville but the crime rate and unemplyment rate is unattractive.
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Old 01-08-2010, 06:40 PM
 
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Another place that might work, but minus the mountains could be Nyack, NY
Village of Nyack Home Page
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Riverspace | Nyack, New York | Conversations, Family, Film, Music, Poetry, Special Events, Theater, Visual Arts
Rockland Center for the Arts
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:13 AM
 
Location: Historic Downtown Jersey City
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New Paltz, NY
Flemington, NJ
Lambertville, NJ
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:21 AM
 
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yeah saugerties is gorgeous. The farther east you go in the catskills the more beautiful it gets.
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:31 AM
 
Location: NJ Suburb of Philly (856)
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Pittsburgh, PA would be a good choice.
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:20 PM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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Try Charlottesville, VA
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