Although summer officially starts on June 21st, for most residents it might already feel like summer is here! As we gear up for the summer solstice (the longest day of the year), check out these cities that get the most sunshine!
The summer solstice is still celebrated by cultures all over the world. Many of us choose to enjoy this time by heading to the beach or having a BBQ – tipping off the next few months of amazing weather and fun with friends and family.
It’s no wonder that the cities in the southwest get the most sunshine. Texas, Arizona, and Nevada are the only states that made our list. The hot desert and desert-like climates in the cities [...]
School’s out, and that means for the next few months the days will be longer and the temperature will be hotter. If you’re looking for the perfect place for your next family vacation, you’re in luck! Wallethub recently compiled the best summer travel destinations for 2018. The rankings compared the top 100 most populated metros and gave them scores based on travel costs and hassles, local costs, attractions, weather, activities and safety. Below, the top 10 cities are listed to give you some ideas for your next summer vacation!Washington, DC
Taking the number one spot is the nation’s capital. At the heart of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria [...]
Cost of living is defined as the amount of money needed to sustain a certain level of living including basic expenses such as food, housing, taxes, transportation, healthcare, and more. Cities with a high cost of living are usually more difficult to maintain a standard of living and require more income than the U.S. average to enjoy basic necessities. For instance, in a place like Manhattan, a gallon of milk costs about $2.39, whereas in Indianapolis, the cost of a gallon of milk is $1.50. It’s evident based on this data that Manhattan has the higher cost of living.
The cost of milk isn’t the only expense worth exploring, below, we’ve compared the cities with [...]
Everyone wants to find their perfect home. Many home buyers know exactly what they want their home to look like, down to exterior and interior design details. Across the US, home styles become trends due to their popularity, geographic location, and other factors specific to an area. For instance, in somewhere that’s prone to flooding like New Orleans, you won’t typically find a lot of low-lying, ranch-style homes – this isn’t to say that they don’t exist in the Crescent City, but geographically speaking, it’s unrealistic. You may not know all the details of the effects that geography can have on a home’s design, but for that reason, we’ve [...]
A lot of factors affect the homebuying decision. No matter where you choose to move, you want to be comfortable, right? Determining an area’s housing affordability is important information to arm yourself with during the beginning stages of your home buying search. The expenses incurred after the purchase of your home don’t end when you move in, you’ll be responsible for utilities, taxes, and the upkeep of your home. Are your pockets crinkling at the thought of all the expenses? Don’t worry, according to U.S. News and World Report, these are the cities with the best housing affordability. If you’re in the market for a new home, finding one in any of [...]
As springtime rolls on, the housing market is heating up. Spring is one of the best times of the year to buy and sell a home. Why? Well, for multiple reasons; ranging from spring being the perfect time to stage a home as well as being the ideal time to buy or sell as there aren’t any major holidays. Spring is also a great time to buy a home because many people across the country are aware of where they stand financially, as that their income taxes have just been squared away. During this time of year, realtors and homeowners know that if they want to have a home sold or bought that time is of the essence. More homes are sold between May 1st through 15th than any other time of [...]
Indiana isn’t just home to some really good popcorn, it’s also home to the world-renowned Indy 500 motor race, historic universities, and even the birthplace of pop music icon Michael Jackson. With a reasonable cost of living in most cities across the state, Indiana could be the perfect place for you to call home as well.Indianapolis
If you’re a Colts fan, and even if you aren’t, Indianapolis is a great city. Indy, the “Nap,” “Naptown,” or whatever you chose to call it, was once said to be the crossroad of America. The city, once considered part of the Corn Belt, is now a city rooted in tourism and sporting.Indy [...]
Everyone wants to find their perfect home. Many homebuyers know exactly what they want their home to look like, down to exterior and interior design details. Across the U.S., home styles become trends due to their popularity, geographic location, and other factors specific to an area. For instance, in somewhere that’s prone to flooding like New Orleans, you won’t typically find a lot of low-lying, ranch-style homes – this isn’t to say that they don’t exist in the Crescent City, but geographically speaking, it’s unrealistic. You may not know all the details of the effects that geography can have on a home’s design, but for that reason, [...]
Vegetarianism is a dietary category that groups individuals who do not consume meat or restrict meat in some way from their lifestyle. There are different types of vegetarians, such as lacto-ovo (those who still eat dairy and eggs), and there are completely different sub-groups that fall within vegetarianism, such as veganism. No matter what you consider yourself to be, vegetarianism is growing across the country as people embrace health and wellness alternatives. Here are some of the best cities for vegetarians.New York, New York
The Big Apple has the most restaurants with vegetarian options. NYC also has a wide variety of juice bars, plant-based food chains, and even food [...]