Best Places to Live

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Dan Koeck

Best Places to Retire

From health care to cost of living, we crunched the data and found 10 cities that give today's seniors what they want. Fair warning: some cities on this list might surprise you.

  • 2012 10 Best BBQ Cities

    Spend any time looking for the best barbecue cities in America and there's no doubt you'll come across the usual suspects. Much has been written about the smoking, saucing and rubbing going on in places like Memphis, Austin, Chicago and Kansas City, but the search for the best 'cue is an endless one. So consider our list of barbecue cities as an addendum, or maybe it's just excuse to keep on eat'n.
  • 2012 10 Best Soccer Cities

    We went looking for the best soccer cities and ended up finding some of the best places to live. Cities with great soccer facilities tend to have great amenities in general and offer residents a high quality of life. Check out some of the best soccer complexes, biggest soccer clubs and most passionate fans in the country.
  • 2012 10 Best Cities for Historic Preservation

    Why study history in books when you can walk through it? These cities have made historic preservation a priority and recognized the potential it has for attracting tourists, residents and businesses. Community leaders in these towns are committed to protecting historic buildings and, to a greater extent, their city's identity.
  • 2012 10 Best Children's Libraries

    We looked at 500 libraries to find the best libraries for kids. The children's libraries we selected not only look amazing, they offer great programs and activities to get kids excited about reading, learning and exploring.
  • 2012 10 Best Foodie Cities

    We sniffed out and found 10 of the best food cities in America between the great food meccas of New York and L.A. Take a look at what we consider to be the best foodie cities in the country, and get ready to be hungry.
  • 2011 10 Best Haunted Houses

    Click here if you dare. This list of haunted houses and attractions includes hotels, abandoned hospitals, underground lairs and historic homes - all of which are in some of the best cities in the U.S.