5 Cool U.S. Cities Everyone Should Try Living In

Every city has it’s own distinct charm. To many, that’s their hometown. The place where they feel comfortable and at ease.

But once you’ve felt the urge to get outside you’re comfort zone, the sky’s the limit. Here are a few cities that not only offer a unique flavor, but also give you an interesting array of living arrangements.

St. Louis

St Louis

Although St. Louis has been described as one of the most dangerous places to live, it couldn’t be farther from the truth. It is quite a safe place as long as you avoid the blighted north side.

Not many cities offer a colorful assortment of live music every night of the week.

From blues to rock, you won’t ever find it hard to see original or cover tunes. And the food is to die for.

Pork steaks, gooey butter cake, slingers, and toasted ravioli are just a few of the local delicacies. Plus, you can live in lofts downtown on the cheap.

These dwellings range from $700 to $2000 a month and provide you with anything from nice to absolutely luxurious.



Chicago is a world-class city with many different activities for any individual.

From night life to arts to music, Chicago has something for everyone. You can relax on the beach of Lake Michigan.

You can go to Lollapalooza. You can go to one of many different science and art museums.

With an extensive public transportation system, everything is within reach. You can live in the suburbs and catch the train to work.

Or you could rent or buy an apartment in a number of different areas depending on your price range. The only difficulty is choosing where you want your new home to be.



Dallas, obviously is a city with a totally Texas vibe. Country music, steaks, and friendly people are the norm.

Not to mention, the sports fan will have a great time attending Cowboys, Rangers, Stars, and Mavericks games.

Dallas, as well as the aforementioned cities, has a great arrangement of living situations. From the city, including Fort Worth, to suburbs such as Plano, Dallas is a city with great entertainment and food.

Check out some Dallas apartment reviews to get yourself acquainted with the area and to get an idea about which part of town is right for you.



Austin is another Texas town with plenty to offer. The night life is the most enthralling attribute of the town. The influx of young artists and musicians give this city a unique style all it’s own.

Live downtown, or live in a suburb. It’ll just be hard to choose which taco joint to eat at next.

New York City

New York City

Don’t feel overwhelmed by the hectic life of a New Yorker. It’ll be what you make of it. And the city has something for everyone.

From living in Manhattan to living in a New Jersey suburb, you’ll find attributes to suit your lifestyle. If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.

Choosing a new city to reside in can be a daunting task. But with careful planning and a bit of ambition and fortitude, finding a new job and living quarters can be exciting at the least.

The world is yours. Just be sure you have all your ducks in a row.

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About the author  ⁄ Teddy Hunt

Teddy Hunt is a freelance content writer with a focus on technology. When not behind a computer, Teddy spends the majority of his free time outdoors and resides in Tampa, Florida.