. Palo Alto, California
Palo Alto has mild weather, a thriving economy, great cultural and natural amenities, along with two wonderful down town areas.
. Boulder, Colorado
Boulder's outdoor activities and sights are unlike any other, like the Rocky Mountain foothills, the Flatirons, and their amazing biking and hiking trails.
. Berkeley, California
Berkeley is focusing on local businesses and culture as the home to the popular University of California campus. It has reinvested in a livable and energetic downtown area.
. Durham, North Carolina
Durham embraced its roots and has recreated itself as a research and technology hub.
. Madison, Wisconsin
Madison makes many Top 10 lists as one of the best college towns in the U.S.
. Miami Beach, Florida
Miami Beach has a lot to offer in its 7-mile beach front area, like museums, art deco buildings, shopping and cuisine.
. Rochester, Minnesota
Recently, the population here has grown, adding younger residents. This has perked up the downtown area, creating a more livable space for residents and visitors to enjoy.
. Salt Lake City, Utah
This city's beautiful setting, strong community and emphasis on family living make it a great place to live and work.
. Eugene, Oregon
Eugene has a year-round climate that makes outdoor recreation perfect through all four temperate seasons.
. Reno, Nevada
For residents, the quick commutes, natural amenities, culture and casinos make Reno a wonderful place to live.
. Rockville, Massachusetts
The public sector surrounding this city keeps the economy in balance, while attracting skilled, well-to-do residents who prefer small-town life, while working in bigger cities in the area.
. Boise, Idaho
This is an outdoor lover's dream, in the “City of Trees,” with the Rocky Mountains so close.
. Bellevue, Washington
Bellevue is home to nationally recognized schools and arts and farm festivals that are fun for everyone, while being educational.
. Ann Arbor, Michigan
This is your quintessential Big Ten college town with all the school pride, but that's not all Ann Arbor has to offer. It is a growing metropolitan area with great schools, culture, amenities, and medical facilities.
. Salem, Oregon
A great area for growing families, another great feature is that Salem is only an hour from the Cascade mountains, with coastal beaches on its west, and Portland to the north.
. Santa Clara, California
A major plus of Santa Clara is its draw to the world's most innovative thinkers because of all the creative energy and well-paid tech careers of the Silicon Valley,
. Provo, Utah
Provo offers a diverse arts and culture scene, with excellent shopping and dining in the wonderful downtown area.
. Overland Park, Kansas
Overland Park offers an ideal balance between residential, office, and retail. With great school systems, amenities, and civic pride, Overland is continuing to grow.
. Greensboro, North Carolina
Greensboro is a city with excellent schools and a plethora of higher education options, with award-winning hospitals and a downtown that is picking up.
. Tampa, Florida
Tampa has natural attractions, like its location and constant warm weather, but it's also a great area because it attracts less tourist than close areas like Orlando and Miami.
. Pasadena, California
Pasadena offers natural scenic beauty, a vibrant cultural and academic environment, and lively nightlife in an architecturally rich setting.
. Alhambra, California
Alhambra boasts creative leadership and quality services, ensuring desirable neighborhoods and a supportive business environment for its residents.
. Bozeman, Montana
Bozeman has a thriving downtown, where you can breathe in the fresh mountain air, and enjoy all the amenities they have to offer.
. White Plains, New York
White Plains has a winning combination of urban and suburban amenities. This city provides a wide variety of recreation programs, quality parks and recreational facilities, and special events celebrations.
. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Ft. Lauderdale suggests it is the "Venice of America, where it is the ideal place to live, to visit and to relocate a business.