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You want your children to have what is best in life. As a parent, your desire to keep your kids safe, to give them the best education, and to open their minds to the world around them is only natural. To meet these aims, you must raise them in a stable and enriching environment.

Fortunately, there are plenty of family-friendly cities throughout the country. If you and your spouse have decided to put the well-being and education of your children ahead of everything else, then you should consider moving to one of the following 12 cities. From top-rated schools, free libraries, and cultural activities to great outdoor amenities, fun beaches, and interesting museums, these cities offer the outlets and experiences you want for your child.

Your respective careers and relationship with each other are also important. The following cities have attracted the leading industries of the 21st century over the last decade or so. They are populated by high achievers who have built a community and social scene that is filled with the kind of energy, vibrance, and liveliness that will keep you going as parents, partners, and lovers.

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List of best cities to raise a family in the United States

  1. Ann Arbor, MI
  2. Bowling Green, OH
  3. Carmel, IN
  4. Cary, NC
  5. Franklin Park, PA
  6. Highland Park, TX
  7. Irvine, CA
  8. Minnetonka, MN
  9. Mount Pleasant, SC
  10. Newton, MA
  11. Rockville, MD
  12. Scottsdale, AZ

1. Ann Arbor, MI

If you head west of Detroit for about 40 miles, you will reach the Michigan city of Ann Arbor. It is ranked by the University of Michigan as one of the best places to live. Ann Arbor is a college town with loads of family-friendly amenities to choose from.

The city has 159 parks, including the Dexter-Huron Metropark which is a 120-acre wooded area with trails, canoeing, swings, slides, and picnic areas. The crime rate is 29% below the national average, and the city is home to the best hospital in the state—the University of Michigan Hospital. The latter is highly rated in 14 adult and 10 pediatric specialties.

Can we afford it?

The quality of life enjoyed in Ann Arbor is still one of the best kept secrets in America. For that reason, the cost of living remains reasonable. This is starting to change. Cost of living in the city has ticked up over the last couple of years and is now slightly above the national average. However, with a median household income of $57,697, residents earn slightly above the national average.

How are the schools?

You will find some of the best schools in the nation in Ann Arbor. The school district serves more than 17,000 students and maintains a 17:1 student-teacher ratio. Average test scores are 20% higher than the national average and 45% higher than the state average.

Family fun

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is a popular place for family entertainment. It contains interactive science and technology exhibits that have received glowing reviews from kids and parents. Family outings at Grizzly Peak Brewing Company are also popular, as the kids’ menu is one of the best in the city.

And for date night

You and your spouse can enjoy the vibrant and energetic night life of the city. The Gandy Dancer is a local favorite. Located in a restored train depot from 1886, the restaurant is in a restored train depot from 1886. The Circ Bar and Dalat restaurant are also popular spots.

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2. Bowling Green, OH

The city is located in the center of Northwest Ohio and is the county seat for Wood County. Bowling Green boasts a thriving downtown area and hosts the Black Swamp Arts Festival, which is one of the best festivals in the region. The city is close to Toledo, a large commercial and cultural center in the state. In fact, if your work has taken you to the Toledo area, you should consider settling in the Bowling Green area.

The city is also a safe place to live. The crime rate is 28% lower than the national average and 27% lower than the state average.

Can we afford it?

The average asking price of a house in Bowling Green is $60,000, which is less than the national average. The cost of living in the city is also slightly below the national average. Many of the region’s top employers are within a 20-minute drive of the city. However, it is important to note that the median household income is $33,562, which is 39% below the national average.

How are the schools?

This is one of the best things about the city. The average test scores are 61% higher than the national average. Over 90% of Bowling Green residents have completed a high school degree and a little less than half have an undergraduate degree.

Family fun

The city is home to Bowling Green State University. On campus, families can enjoy the planetarium and a range of other sports, educational, and entertainment activities, including youth summer camps. You can also enjoy the many cultural venues in Toledo, including the Museum of Art, the Toledo Zoo, and the Imagination Station.

If your family enjoys outside recreation, you will find plenty of things to do in Bowling Green. Hiking, cycling, fishing, and kayaking can be done in the city’s many parks. Simpson Garden Park, Carter Park, and City Park are among the most popular.

And for date night

You and your spouse can take advantage of the bustling night life surrounding Bowling Green State University. There are a great many restaurants, cafes, bars, and night clubs to choose from. The East Street Café, SamB’s, and Beckett Burger Bar are among the most popular places to eat in the city.

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3. Carmel, IN

Some people are meant to live in small towns. They enjoy the feel and atmosphere of living in a place in which there is a sense of community. Carmel, Indiana is such a place.

Carmel sits just north of Indianapolis, the state capital. It is a large suburb of that city, with a population of 101,068 residents. Over the years, Carmel has been consistently ranked as one of the best cities to raise a family.

When it comes to cities, small need not mean backward and parochial. In fact, many small cities have wired themselves so that residents can stay connected to the wider world. They have also re-invented themselves as centers of culture and entertainment. Carmel, Indiana has followed this trend by offering a variety of family activities throughout the town.

Carmel’s crime rate is 72% lower than the national average, making it one of the safest places to live. The city is also home to Indiana University Health North Hospital, which has been ranked the third best in the state.

Can we afford it?

The cost of living in Carmel is high—28% higher than the state average. However, the median household income which is $106,546. Many of the families who work in leading industries in Indianapolis have made their home in Carmel, and if you are in such a profession then you can probably afford to live in the city.

How are the schools?

There is no reason to send your children to private school in Carmel. The city has some of the best public schools in the state. Average test scores are 77% higher than the national average.

Family fun

Indianapolis is a short drive from Carmel, which makes it possible to enjoy many of that city’s family-friendly venues. The Children’s Museum is one of the more popular sites. In Carmel itself, you can take your family to the Carmel Arts and Design District or to the waterpark at the Monon Community Center. You can also organize a family trip to explore Coxhall Gardens.

And for date night

There is also plenty for you and your spouse to do in Carmel. You can enjoy the upscale shopping and popular restaurants such as Anthony’s Chophouse, Muldoons and Bazbeaux. The town also boasts a multitude of breweries, distilleries, and cocktail bars. You and yours can also take advantage of Carmel’s vibrant night club scene.

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4. Cary, NC

Cary is a new suburban enclave of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. Commonly known as the Research Triangle triumvirate, this upscale and thoroughly modern community is an excellent place to raise a family. It is close in proximity to the University of North Carolina and Duke University, and the excellent hospitals associated with both these world-class institutions.

With a crime rate that is 59% lower than the national average, Cary is an extremely safe environment. And despite the worldliness and cosmopolitan character of the professionals who live there, the city retains a small-town feel. The warm and sunny weather, the excellent schools, and the range of amenities make it one of the most livable places in the country.

Can we afford it?

Cary is filled with high-end professionals with established careers and high salaries. Property values are high as is the cost of living, which is 23% higher than the state average. If your salary is in the low six figures, you will have no difficulty settling in Cary as the median household income is $94,617.

How are the schools?

The schools are some of the best in the state. Cary public schools spend $8,256 on each student. The average spent per student in the U.S. as a whole is $12,383. The student to teacher ratio is 15:1. The average test scores are 55% higher than the state average and 38% higher than the national average. Cary is also a community of high achievers. 64% of the residents in the area possess an undergraduate degree.

Family fun

There is no shortage of fun activities for your family. Your children can enjoy the Marbles Kids Museum. There are facilities for skating and cycling. If you have young children, you can take them to the public libraries which host story times and puppet shows.

Your family can also get into the large and rich festival scene in Cary. These include the Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival, Greater Triangle Area Dragon Boat Festival, Ritmo Latino Music, Art and Dance Festival, the North Carolina Eid Festival, and Cary Band Day.

And for date night

Chatham Street is the place for you and your spouse to enjoy yourselves. It contains excellent restaurants, great bars, and a range of boutique shops. Among the more popular venues in Cary are the Bond Brothers Beer Company, Chatham Street Wine Market, and LA Farm Bakery.

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See also: Moving to Charlotte NC

5. Franklin Park, PA

This borough in western Pennsylvania gets high marks for its public-school system, safe environment, and community events. Franklin Park is a suburb of the old steel city of Pittsburgh. The community’s proximity to Pittsburgh allows easy access to the hospitals and advanced health care centers of the metro area.

Franklin Park has high employment, high-quality housing, and safe neighborhoods. The crime rate in this suburb is 87% lower than the national average. Franklin Park is known for its family-friendly activities, which it holds around the year.

Can we afford it?

The cost of living in Franklin Park is 20% higher than the state average. Over 90% of the residents own their home, and the median home value is $322,100. The median rent is $1,451. However, household incomes are also high—the median income for the area is $121,711. If your salary is near this figure, you should be okay. Although housing and groceries are high, the cost of health care and basic services is below the national average.

How are the schools?

The schools in Franklin Park are good, which is why so many parents have moved to the area. The average test scores are 21% higher than the national average. The educational attainment among adults is also impressive: 36% have a masters or higher, 35% a bachelors, 16% some college, and 13% a high school diploma.

Family fun

There is a great deal for families to do in Franklin Park. In 2018, the city hosted a Festival in the Park at Blueberry Hill Park. The festival included live music and a fireworks display in the evening. The town also holds Special Needs Family Fund Day.

There are plenty of parks, trails, and outdoor recreational activities for families in Franklin Park. The 25-acre Acorn Park is a favorite, as it is packed with hiking and biking trails, picnic tables and playgrounds. And the Go Ape Treetop Adventure is suitable for all school-age children.

And for date night

Franklin Park is filled with high-end restaurants. It also has a rich and energetic nightlife. A night out need never be dull or uninteresting. You can enjoy the Franklin Inn, GoodFellas Drafthouse and Bella Frutteto for a meal. Then take in the music and majesty of the world-class Pittsburgh Opera and City Theatre Company. You will also find a host of fun and exciting bars and night clubs.

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6. Highland Park, TX

Highland Park is a suburb of Dallas. With a population of 9,145, it has the feel of an affluent small town. Most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in this community, and it tends to lean conservative politically.

The housing market in Highland Park is stable and the area offers numerous amenities for families. The area is safe with a crime rate that is 21% lower than the national average. Your family will also have easy access to the world-class health care providers in the area, including UT Southwestern Medical Center, Baylor University Medical Center, and Medical City Dallas.

Can we afford it?

Living in Highland Park is far from cheap. In fact, it is one of the most expensive places to live in Texas—157% higher than the average of cost of living in the state. The high property values are what make it things so expensive. The median home value is $1,593,949. However, the median household income is $200,001. If your salary is near this figure, you can live comfortably in the town. For the cost of groceries and transportation are below the national average.

How are the schools?

The schools in Highland Park are among the best in the state. The high school is a center of excellence, where students are challenged and pushed to succeed. This highly competitive environment pays off in academic results as test scores are 98% higher than the national average.
Nearly all the people in Highland Park have a high school diploma and nearly 90% of them have an undergraduate degree.

Family fun

Highland Park is a small and densely packed suburban community. Most venues and amenities are within walking distance. Any fairs, festivals, or other cultural events that are on will be easy to get to.

Dallas is a short drive away. There your kids can enjoy the Dallas Library, which contains an entire floor dedicated to interactive learning experiences. You can also take them to the Heard Natural Science Museum, which offers educational activities for everyone. The Highland Park Soda Fountain and the Frontiers of Flight Museum are also top sites for families.

If you and your family enjoy outdoor activities, there are numerous places for walking and biking in Highland Park. And Lakeside Park is known for its creeks, walking paths, and teddy bear statues. It is an excellent spot for family picnics and other outings.

And for date night

Highland Park offers some of the best shopping in the state. A range of high-end boutiques and popular retail stores can be found at Highland Park Village, NorthPark Center, and The Shops at Park Lane. You and yours can also enjoy popular restaurants such as Al Biernats, Eddie V’s, and Bistro 31. The city also offers a great nightlife. If you are looking for a night out away from the kids, there are plenty of upscale bars and clubs to choose from.

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7. Irvine, CA

Orange County is known for its beautiful homes, well-preserved neighborhoods, and the affluent lifestyles of its residents. Irvine is at the heart of this country. The city’s business-friendly atmosphere has attracted more than 21,000 companies.

The picturesque setting of the city also attracts Hollywood filmmakers. The information and bio tech sectors are big players in the local economy. The public schools receive over $9 million each year, making the city a magnet for parents who seek the best education for their children.

Safety and access to medical care make Irvine one of the best places to live in Southern California. The crime rate in Irvin is 53% below the national average, and the city hosts one of the top hospitals in the state in UC Irvine Medical Center.

Can we afford it?

The median home price in Irvine is $864,400. The cost of living is 87.1% higher than the U.S. average. The city is not the most inexpensive place to live. However, the median income in the city is $91,999. If your income is close enough to this figure, you will have no problems living well.

The median age in 34.5. It is a city of young professionals who are in their prime years of work. If you and your spouse fit this description, you will feel at home in the community.

How are the schools?

Many of the most highly rated public schools in the state are in Irvine. Student test scores are 52% higher than the national average. The city is also filled with a well-educated populace, which is one of the reasons why the unemployment rate is low: 2.8%. Nearly 96% of residents have completed high school and 68% have an undergraduate degree.

Family fun

There are plenty of interesting activities for you and your family to enjoy in Irvine. You can explore the Irvine Museum or the UCI observatory. There is also the Pretend City Children’s Museum.
If you are more of an outdoor family, you can take a bike ride at the Irvine Regional Park or pick fruit at Tanaka Farms. The Orange County Zoo is also nearby.

One of the highlights of cultural life in the city is The Irvine Global Village Festival. It takes place every October and celebrates the racial and ethnic diversity of the city. The festival features exhibits from local merchants, food from different regions of the world, and entertainment from a range of cultures.

And for date night

Upscale bars, bistros, and restaurants such as the Hive and Honey Rooftop Bar, North Italia, Houston’s, Bistango, Tokyo Table, and Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails offer fun and entertainment for you and your spouse. The two of you can also enjoy an evening of live music at the FivePoint Amphitheatre.

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See also: 10 Best Places to Live in California

8. Minnetonka, MN

Minnetonka is a suburb of Minneapolis. This city of 52,546 sits on the water’s edge of its namesake. It is technically a suburb of Minneapolis, but residents are quick to point out that it is a city unto itself. The residents of Minnetonka are proud of the city’s diverse mix of young professionals and retirees, which give it at once an urban and suburban feel.

Most residents of Minnetonka own their homes. The public schools are highly rated. And crime rates are 36% lower than the national average.

Minnetonka’s proximity to Minneapolis-St.Paul makes it easy for residents to receive solid medical care. Abbot Northwestern Hospital, United Hospital, and the University of Minnesota Medical Center are all highly rated providers.

Can we afford it?

The median income in Minnetonka is $97,928. The median home value is $350,716. The cost of living is 16% higher than the state average, most of which is accounted for by the high home values. The cost of food, transportation, and entertainment are relatively low and most residents report that they can maintain a comfortable life.

How are the schools?

Families from the greater Minneapolis area choose to live in Minnetonka because of the schools. They are some of the best in the state. Student test scores are 26% higher than the national average.

Family fun

Minnetonka’s location in the outskirts of Minneapolis make it perfect for outdoor adventures. There are 90 miles of bike trails and numerous parks, lakes, and nature preserves for you to visit. You can take your children fishing, boating, and swimming during the summer. Shady Oak Beach and Bryant Lake Regional Park are the most popular destinations for sunning and swimming.

You can also enjoy the many cultural and educational venues in nearby Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Minnesota Children’s Museum, and the Mill City Museum are a few of the more popular spots to visit. And the Minnetonka Summer Festival offers arts, food, and entertainment for the whole family.

And for date night

If you choose to stay in the city of Minnetonka, the BLVD Kitchen & Bar, Unmapped Brewing Company, and Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille are some of the most popular bars and restaurants. The two of you can also make the 20-minute drive into Minneapolis, where you will find the nightlife offered by any large city.

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See also: 15 Reasons to Move to the Midwest

9. Mount Pleasant, SC

The warm weather, friendly feeling, and charming hospitality are all present in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Moving to the city will take you not only to a different location, but to a different kind of life. Mount Pleasant is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Most residents own their homes and the town has a dense suburban feel to it.

Mount Pleasant has a population of 82,987. It is filled with young professional families, and there are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks for them to relax and seek entertainment. The city is as family friendly as you are likely to find, with hot summers, mild winters, and a range of outdoor activities to keep kids busy.

The crime rate is 37% below the national average, making it extremely safe. The city is also close to some of the best hospitals and health care providers in the state.

Can we afford it?

The median income in Mount Pleasant is $91,603 and the median home value is $447,603. The cost of living is 37% above the South Carolina average. The home values are what inflate the latter. The cost of groceries, transportation, and other day-to-day living expenses is at the state average. If your income is at or near the median income, you can live quite comfortably in the city.

How are the schools?

Mount Pleasant is not far from Charleston. Charleston is one of the largest and most commercially important cities in South Carolina. If you are looking for a major city that offers opportunities in your area, you may just fine them in Charleston.

See also: Moving to Charleston SC

Many of the people who work in Charleston choose to live in Mount Pleasant owing to its excellent public schools. The average test scores are 41% higher than the national average. The residents of Mount Pleasant are high educational achievers. Over half of them have a bachelor’s degree.

Family fun

South Carolina’s warm and sunny weather make it the perfect place for outdoor fun. The state’s beaches are some of the best in the nation. Sullivan’s Island Beach is a short drive away. It is also quite easy to take your family on a boating and fishing adventure.

The much larger city of Charleston is also a short drive from Mount Pleasant and is filled with family friendly venues and activities. The Charleston Museum, the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, and Charleston City Market make for excellent day trip destinations. You can also journey into the state’s controversial past with a visit to the Fort Sumpter Museum.

And for date night

The hum and buzz of Mount Pleasant during the summer is not to be missed. It has one of the hottest nightlife scenes in the area. You and your significant other can also make the trip to Charleston for an evening out on the town. There are plenty of dockside seafood restaurants and wine bars. Butcher & The Boar, Charleston Harbor Fish House, and Liberty Tap Room are some of the more popular restaurants in the city.

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10. Newton, MA

History and tradition combine with comfort and modern living in this highly liveable Massachusetts city. Located less than 10 miles west of Boston, Newton encompasses 13 villages. It hosts the prestigious Boston College and is one of the most vibrant and energetic commuter towns in the state.

The city was settled in 1630 and sections of it are dedicated to the preservation of its colonial past. One of these areas, the scenic Garden City, is well-known for its high-quality public schools and leafy green streets. Newton is also famous for Heartbreak Hill, which is one of the most difficult legs of the annual Boston Marathon race.

Newton Free Library is the largest public library in Massachusetts. The city is close enough to Boston to give easy access to some of the best medical facilities in the world. Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Tufts Medical Center are among them.

Can we afford it?

Home prices in Newton are high. The median value is $957,928. The cost of living is 48% above the state average. However, the median household income is $156,187. Boston College and Newton-Wellesley Hospital are the two biggest employers in the city. A range of high-end professional firms and tech companies have sprouted up around these organizations, which has created a great many high-salaried jobs.

How are the schools?

With a graduation rate of 97%, Newton has an excellent public-school system. Test scores in the Boston suburb are 64% higher than the national average. Nearly 77% of residents have completed a bachelor’s degree.

Family fun

If your family enjoys outdoor adventure, you can take them canoeing in the Charles River or swimming in Crystal Lake. You can also enjoy a family outing to the farmers markets. There is also nearby Chestnut Hill Reservoir Park, which offers breathtaking views of the Boston skyline.

Other popular kid-friendly activities and destinations include the Newton Free Library, the Jackson Homestead and Museum, and the West Newton Cinema. There are also tons of things to do in Boston, including the New England Aquarium, the Boston Children Museum, and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum.

And for date night

Enjoying an evening alone together with your spouse is easy in Newton. The Biltmore Bar & Grill, Buff’s Pub, and the West Street Grill & Tap are some of the more popular eateries in the city. For a more exciting evening, you can explore the nightlife of nearby Boston.

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11. Rockville, MD

Are you thinking of moving to Maryland? Do you need to relocate to the Washington area for work? If so, you should think about settling in Rockville, MD. This DC suburb is one of the best cities to live in for families with young children.

No matter where you live in Rockville, you will be within short walking distance of a city park. In fact, there is a total of 1,000 acres of parkland in the city and a range of recreational options available all year around.

The many shops, restaurants, and high-end boutique shops in Rockville Town Square draw crowds to it throughout the week. And the city’s growing bio tech and info tech industries continue to attract highly educated and high-salaried professionals. If you are in one of these industries or in some other high-end profession, you will be in good company.

The crime rate in Rockville is 45% lower than the national average, which makes it an exceptionally safe place to live. You and your family will have easy access to some of the top medical facilities in the nation, including Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove, Medical Center and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Can we afford it?

The median home value in Rockville is $521,700. Although the cost of living is 25% higher than the state average, most of that is accounted for by the expensive real estate. Utilities, groceries, entertainment, and transportation are average. The median household income of Rockville residents is $105,376. If you earn something near this figure, you can live comfortably.

How are the schools?

The highly rates public school system is one of the best things Rockville has going for it. The average test scores in the suburb are 20% higher than the national and 43% higher than the state averages.

Family fun

Rockville is great for people who love the outdoors. You can take your family on a weekend camping trop at Little Bennett Campground. You can hike through Rock Creek Regional Park and check out the butterflies at Brookside Gardens.

You can also take your family to the Glen Echo Aquarium or to the National Capital Trolley Museum. Your kids can enjoy themselves at the outdoor ice-skating rink in Rockville Town Square. And there is always the option of seeing the sites and museums in Washington, D.C.

And for date night

You can spend some alone time together in Rockville’s upscale restaurants and popular bars. Il Pizzico, La Limena, Matchbox, and Kuya Ja’s are just a few of the many bistros and eateries for a night out. There is also great shopping. And if you are into music, theatre, and art, you can always check out the latest events at the Kennedy Center.

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12. Scottsdale, AZ

Located in the Valley of the Sun, Scottsdale, Arizona is only a 20-minute drive from Phoenix. It is one of the most affluent cities in the state and is a top destination for golf enthusiasts. The city is also a center of fashion, spas, culture, and the arts. Its historic downtown area contains the Fashion Square Mall.

Scottsdale has long been on the list for best places to raise a family. The sunny weather, excellent schools, and stable housing market make it attractive to professionals around the country.

The city’s crime rate is 15% lower than the national average, making it a safe place to live. Its nearness to Phoenix provides easy access to that city’s world-class health care facilities, including Banner University Medical Center, St. Josephs’s Hospital and Medical Center, and the famous Mayo-Clinic.

Can we afford it?

It is not cheap to live in Scottsdale. The median home is $459,228 and the cost of living is 26% higher than the state average. However, the costs of daily purchases such as groceries, transportation, and utilities are below the national average. That is why a couple with an income near the Scottsdale median of $88.753 can live comfortably.

How are the schools?

The Scottsdale public school system is excellent. Average test scores are 50% higher than the state average and 8% higher than the national average. Over half of all residents have an undergraduate degree.

Family fun

The warm and sunny weather of the city makes it great for outdoor adventures. The Sonoran Desert offers activities such as hiking, walking, and horseback riding. You can also take your family to McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, which has railroad exhibits, carnival rides, and playgrounds.

You can also take your children to the Musical Instrument Museum, the Odysea Aquarium, and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. Numerous parades and festivals also come through the city. There is no reason for anyone in your family to ever be bored.

And for date night

When you want to spend time alone with your spouse, you will find plenty of restaurants, bistros, and bars along the streets of Scottsdale. FnB, Bandera, The Mission, Fat Ox, and Citizen Public House are among the more popular restaurants. You and yours can also enjoy concerts, theatre, and clubbing in the city. Festivals

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Choosing the Best Place to Raise a Family

This is a lot to take in and digest. You can always find out more information through an Internet search on the cities that pique your interest.

All the above cities are communities of quality, safety, and affluence. They have schools that have established standards of excellence, and they offer outlets and activities that foster family life. You should consider the things that you most like to do together as a family. This may help you narrow the list.

You will also need to consider your profession and your long-term career goals. Many of the towns and cities above are suburbs of large metropolitan areas. You may be able to find plenty of jobs in a city like Boston, Minneapolis, Charleston, or Washington, D.C. while settling your family in one of the suburbs described in this post.

In the end, you will need to weigh a variety of factors. You may even want to visit some of the cities to see for yourself what they are like. The most important thing is to keep the future health, education, and well-being of your children the top priority.

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