Communities get creative when it comes to things to do in the cold .
A cool college town with an artistic vibe, fabulous restaurants and affordable homes, Fayetteville, AR, is one of the best places to live.
Bird City Wisconsin aims to raise awareness for the protection of birds. The program has recognized 88 communities in Wisconsin that have pledged to be bird friendly.
Living in one of the coldest places in the U.S. isn't as bad as it sounds. Residents of International Falls, MN, which is known as the Icebox of the Nation, take advantage of everything the frigid temperatures provide.
These seven cities offer great skiing opportunities for all skill levels -- and lots of other things to do.