Cities The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers  

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List Rules Vote up any American city that is great for nature enthusiasts.

Do you love the great outdoors? Maybe you should consider moving to one of the spots on this list. Some great U.S. cities for nature lovers feature lots of parks, while other good American cities for nature lovers sit at the base of breathtaking mountain ranges or next to the ocean. Whatever climate you prefer, you'll find great US cities for nature lovers well represented here.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for nature lovers? Denver offers plenty of fun activities, including bike tours, paddle boarding, and golf. The short distance between Rocky Mountain National Park and the city is also a plus for Colorado nature lovers. Seattle is another ideal city for nature lovers to visit or move to. Central Park is a nature lover's oasis right in the heart of New York City. Other good areas featured on this list include Chicago, Honolulu, and Portland.

Which city is the best for nature lovers? Give your favorites a thumbs up to move them to the top of the list, and please add any great locales that are missing.

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Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Honolulu Hawaii, USA

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Seattle Washington, USA

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Denver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Denver Colorado, USA

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Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Vancouver Washington, USA

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Salem is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Salem Oregon, USA

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Cambridge Massachusetts, USA

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Portland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Portland Oregon, USA

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Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Salt Lake City Utah, USA

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Aurora is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Aurora Colorado, USA

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Boulder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Boulder Colorado, USA

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
New York City New York, USA

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
San Diego California, USA

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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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Provo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Provo Utah, USA

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Nashville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Nashville Tennessee, USA

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Madison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Madison Wisconsin, USA

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Tacoma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Tacoma Ohio, USA

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Kent is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Kent Ohio, USA

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Greensboro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Greensboro North Carolina, USA

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Bellevue is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Bellevue Washington, USA

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Los Angeles California, USA

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Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Long Beach California, USA

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Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Anaheim California, USA

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Miami Florida, USA

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Austin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Austin Texas, USA

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Jacksonville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Jacksonville Florida, USA

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Roseville is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Roseville California, USA

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Costa Mesa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Costa Mesa California, USA

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Torrance is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Torrance California, USA

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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Orlando is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Orlando Florida, USA