The Best Places to Live in America 2016


Twist, Oregon

Envision a little scale form of Portland, aside from with not so much trendy people but rather more open air explorers, this is the sort of vibe you’ll get from Bend, Oregon. The city has developed to a populace of right around 90,000 and now has 16 microbreweries, a whitewater park and a $11.4 million dollar recreational focus, also the occupant volcanoes in the Cascades Range. Around the local area, a trek up Pilot Butte is dependably a well known movement, while a short drive outside of town will convey you to Mount Bachelor, South Sister and somewhat encourage north, Mount Washington. Skiing, mountain biking, trekking and the sky is the limit from there, Bend gives little city civilities in a photo flawless open air setting.

Gunnison, Colorado

At the point when a town’s height is higher than its populace, you know there will be some incredible undertakings to be had here. Gunnison is found 30 miles north of the well known Crested Butte Mountain Resort, so actually skiing is a major draw for this town, however it’s by all account not the only action to be found. the adjacent Hartman Rocks is found just a couple of minutes from town and offers more than 8,000 sections of land of prime trekking, biking and climbing land while Gunnison Whitewater Park is a world renowned hub for paddlers. Recuperate from each one of those exercises with a lager at High Alpine Brewing Company around the local area.


Hanalei, Hawaii

On the off chance that elevated skiing and snow isn’t generally you’re thing, maybe the tropical heaven of Hanalei, Hawaii will sound somewhat more engaging. This town of just 450 individuals doesn’t have a great deal of pleasantries; you’ll discover a market, a few bistros, a couple board shops and not much else, but rather what it has is a way of life based on the sea. Surfing is a lifestyle so it’s not exceptional to see local people getting a session in previously, then after the fact work, but at the same time there’s a lot of other get-away esq exercises like SUP, horseback riding, climbing to waterfalls and obviously there are a lot of shorelines where you can simply take a load off.

Bellingham, Washington

Mt. Baker, Bellingham Bay, Fairhaven, Washington State

This little, west-drift city’s epithet doesn’t do it much equity; Bellingham, otherwise known as the ‘City of Subdued Excitement’ is really encompassed by stunning things to see and accomplish for explorers of all assortments. A short ship ride away you’ll discover the San Juan Islands which give fabulous whale-viewing and ocean kayaking open doors, while a hour and a half drive East will get you to the pinnacles of North Cascades National Park. Join that with the city’s closeness to other open air meccas like Seattle and Vancouver and you can see why this little city has enormous claim.


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