Best Places to Live

Tampa, FL

Population: 355,603
Matthew Paulson

On the west coast of Florida near the Gulf of Mexico is Tampa, a city known for its recreational amenities highlighted by more than 165 parks and beaches. Tampa has many arts venues and theaters along with a diverse culinary scene, and about 15 successful microbreweries include Cigar City Brewing that offers popular selections like Cubano Espresso Brown Ale and Hotter Than Helles Munich Lager.