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2018 10 Best Places to Raise a Family

Affordable childcare. Awesome parks. Epic candy stores. These family-friendly cities have it all.

  • 2014 10 Best Foodie Cities

    Dig in to our list of the best food cities in America of 2014. We set the table with places that contain diverse collections of independent restaurants and residents who strongly support local farmers, and where healthy foods are easily accessible. Take a look, but don't look hungry.
  • 2014 10 Best Cities for New College Grads

    Thousands of new college graduates will soon be looking for somewhere to start a career, hopefully somewhat related to their chosen field of study. These are towns with high numbers of young adults, great entertainment options and, most importantly, employment potential.
  • 2014 10 Best Downtowns

    Our picks for the best downtowns of 2014 include cities undergoing significant improvement. We looked for downtowns with declining vacancy and growing populations. These places are attracting new residents and businesses while creating a vibrant scene that draws tourists and unites the greater community with a sense of pride.
  • 2013 Best Places to Retire

    To determine our 2013 list of the best places to retire, we looked for cities with excellent and varied cultural and recreational options, vibrant atmospheres, and accessible, quality health care. Considering where to retire? Take a look at our picks.
  • 2013 10 Best College Towns

    Our Top 10 College Towns 2013 list showcases communities with strong ties to the universities that call them home. These places offer residents a high quality of life thanks largely to the impact the college has on the town.
  • 2013 10 Best Small Towns

    The best small towns stand out as bastions of the American Dream, with unique cultural assets, beautiful natural attractions and residents passionate about preserving the character of their communities.