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The 7 Best Beaches in Maryland for Avoiding Crowds
When you need a break from beaches packed like sardines.
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The 12 Greatest Things About Living in the Pacific Northwest
Here are 12 reasons why this region is THE place to live
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Virginia
Modest housing costs in Virginia’s biggest and best cities make the Commonwealth especially attractive to prospective residents
Why Longmont, CO Is One of America’s Best Places to Live
Housing, health care and a wealth of amenities make this Rocky Mountain community a standout
8 Reasons To Move To Florida
Dreaming of a place where you can swim with a dolphin, attend a pro football game, and drink a beer on a ghost tour all in the same day?

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Best Places to Live in Pennsylvania
Discover the most livable cities in the Keystone State
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The Best and Most Improved Housing Markets in America
Discover the healthiest housing markets in the U.S., as well as the markets that are up-and-coming.
8 Reasons to Move to Olympia, WA
From mountain views to great restaurants, Olympia offers attractive living options
Best Places to Live in North Carolina
Discover North Carolina's most popular cities
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Why Rochester, Minn. Is a Top 100 Best Place to Live 2015
The home of the famed Mayo Clinic – and much more
The 12 Greatest Things About Living in the Pacific Northwest
Here are 12 reasons why this region is THE place to live
3 Ways Smaller Cities Can Use Food for Branding Themselves
While larger cities typically tout their large and varied restaurant scenes to attract new residents and tourists, smaller cities can use food for branding themselves, too.

Food & Drink

The 10 Best Places for Wine
We all know Napa Valley and Sonoma, but these are places you'd never suspect to find a glass of good vino.
The 20 Best Food Trucks in the U.S.
If you died and went to food truck heaven, these are the ones you'd find there.
The 6 Best Southern Cheeses
The artisan cheese industry in the southeast U.S. has blossomed. Here are the best examples of great Southern cheese.

Arts & Entertainment

10 Things to Do in Lakewood, CO
Hiking, craft beer, a natural amphitheater and more: check out the top things to do in Lakewood, CO.
The 9 Best Places for Fishing
The 9 best places to cast a line (and your cares) away.
10 Incredible Ancient Ruins in America
America's history began long before 1776.

Business & Economy

The 6 Most Affordable Cities in Georgia
Budget conscious? Find out which cities in Georgia are perfect for you.
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in North Carolina
Get the most for your Tar Heel buck in these cities
8 Airbnbs for Your Dream South Carolina Getaway
Enjoy an authentic Palmetto State experience in these homes.