Best Places to Live

Tulsa, OK

Population: 398,082
Toni Taylor

Situated on the Arkansas River at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains is Tulsa, Okla., home to Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa along with strong economic sectors like aviation, energy, finance, information technology and telecommunications. There are also more than a half-dozen microbreweries, including Prairie Artisan Ales that makes our choice, Prairie Hop, and a World's Greatest Dad selection.