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People underestimate Milwaukee. The city is steadily transforming into what former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson hopes will be “the Silicon Valley of water.”
Milwaukee Art Museum.
The Best River Towns in America: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
City of Nashville
But Nashvillians have always spent weekends getting wet—boating and bass fishing on Center Hill, Percy Priest, and Old Hickory reservoirs and paddling the Harpeth and Caney Fork rivers.
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Nashvillians have always spent weekends on the water—boating and bass fishing on Center Hill, Percy Priest, and Old Hickory reservoirs and paddling the Harpeth and Caney Fork rivers.
Made some happy memories in this town.
The Best River Towns in America: Nashville, Tennessee
"Outdoor fanatics, hippies, crazy college kids, retirees, horse-whispering cowboys, creative entrepreneurs, activists, rugged rednecks, collegiate-sports aficionados, adrenaline junkies, and everyone in-between meet downtown on Thursday nights for two-for-ones."
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The Best River Towns in America: Missoula, Montana
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missoula, montana - where “outdoors fanatics, hippies, crazy college kids, retirees, horse-whispering cowboys, creative entrepreneurs, activists, rugged rednecks, collegiate-sports aficionados, adrenaline junkies, and everyone in-between meet downtown on Thursday nights for two-for-ones.”
Another reason why Missoula is awesome. Don't forget to stop by Adventure Cycling headquarters when you visit!
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The Best River Towns in America: Missoula, Montana
The hiking and backpacking are as good as anyplace else, and there's rock climbing, backcountry skiing, and more bike and running trails than you can imagine.
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Outside Magazine voted Durango a Top River Town in America! My favorite place.
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The Best River Towns in America: Durango, Colorado
In Boise it’s all about the Greenbelt. The 26-mile parkway lining the Boise River and bisecting downtown is the city’s lifeblood, providing access to more than 20 parks, multiple biking and hiking trails, pedestrian bridges, and an outdoor amphitheater.
The Best River Towns in America: Boise, Idaho
Nevada City, CA
Residents can ski at Sugar Bowl (45 minutes away), mountain-bike 120 miles of singletrack within a 20-minute drive into Tahoe National Forest, and visit five vineyards less than 30 minutes from downtown.
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Yuba Gainer. Nevada City for the win
The Best River Towns in America: Nevada City, California
How once polluted Richmond became the unlikeliest river-recreation mecca in the country.
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The Best River Towns in America: Richmond, Virginia
Ann Arbor, MI
The best thing about A-squared is that you never have to leave is that you never have to leave—there are great ethnic restaurants, a world-class university, bike lanes galore, and superb trails.
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Editor's Choice: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Little Rock, AR
In recent years, this city of 195,000 has become a runner's paradise.
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Outside Magazine names Little Rock as one of America's best towns!
In recent years, Little Rock, a city of 195,000, has become a runner’s paradise. Who knew?
Editor's Choice: Little Rock, Arkansas
City of Chicago
Between the art museums, architecture, professional sports teams, and restaurants, the city of 2.7 million (metro area: 9.7 million) has long been one of the best cultural cities in the world.
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Wondering where to take your family on your next vacation? Look no further when Chicago is here. Located on Lake Michigan, Chicago is a city made up of eclectic neighborhoods, sophisticated culture, delectable food, attractive tourist sites and top shopping locations. What else do you want to keep your entire family entertained during your visit? It is a city where a visitor would find it difficult to run out of things to do. No matter what ever fascinates you or interests, the city boasts plen…
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Editor's Choice: Chicago, Illinois
The nation's capital is better known for museums than parks. But the driven young professional who live here have more natural space per person at their disposal than any other city this size.
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Editor's Choice: Washington, D.C.
San Anselmo, CA
Cross the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco and something amazing happens: the people disappear.
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Editor's Choice: San Anselmo, California
This outpost of 20,000 has a much slower pace than a rowdy college town.
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Editor's Choice: Carrboro, North Carolina -- With killer farmers’ markets, quick access to adventure, and bike shares galore, these 17 towns redefine living well via @Outside Magazine
Editor's Choice: Carrboro, North Carolina
City of Minneapolis
Minnesota’s Twin Cities (pop. 673,000; metro area: 3.3 million) have a thriving theater scene, one of the nation’s best contemporary art museums in the Walker Art Center, and 12 Fortune 500 companies.
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Editor's Choice: Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota
Fort Collins stands above the rest thanks to its backcountry terrain (like 10,276-foot Cameron Pass), its prime location on the brown-trout-filled Cache La Poudre River, the great biking scene, and, of course, the microbrew-dominated economy.
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Editor's Choice: Fort Collins, Colorado
Oklahoma City, OK
Before you spit out your wheatgrass smoothie, let us explain.
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Best Towns 2013: Oklahoma City
People come to the Mad River Valley as much for what it lacks—traffic, noise, pretention—as for what it offers: the Green Mountains out the back door, the Class II–III Mad River, and the great local food that comes with living in a historic farm town.
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@Nicholas Belonias People come to the Mad River Valley as much for what it lacks—traffic, noise, pretention—as for what it offers: the Green Mountains out the back door, the Class II–III Mad River, and the great local food that comes with living in a historic farm town.
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Best Towns 2013: Waitsfield, Vermont
Readers praised Boston for its small size, walkability, and athletic culture.
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Best Towns 2013: Boston, Massachusetts
City of San Diego
Seasons don't mean much in this sun-steeped city, where hundreds of miles of trails, ample coast, and some 6,000 farmers with their heirloom offerings make living pretty sweet.
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Best Towns 2013: San Diego, California
Carbondale is only a 30-mile bike ride from Aspen, but it hasn't become another Colorado boomtown—yet.
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Best Towns 2013: Carbondale, Colorado
Spokane lives up to its motto: "Near nature and near perfect."
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Best Towns 2013: Spokane, Washington
People who've migrated to southwest Montana sometimes say that they didn't find Bozeman so much as it found them.
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Hahaha stupid Bozeman.
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Best Towns 2013: Bozeman, Montana
City of Honolulu
Honolulu might act like a city, but there aren't many places on earth where you can paddle into head-high roller at dawn, ride a beach cruiser to work, and be staring into a 300,000-year-old volcanic crater by dusk.
Best Towns 2013: Honolulu, Hawaii
“Pretty much ten months out of the year, I can be hiking, biking—anything I want.”
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Best Towns 2013: Greenville, South Carolina
Park City, UT
There's no better blend of small-town friendliness, absurdly easy access, and five-star culture than Park City—if you can afford it.