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

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13 4
Denver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Denver Colorado, USA

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9 1
Vancouver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Vancouver Washington, USA

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10 2
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Honolulu Hawaii, USA

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8 2
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Salt Lake City Utah, USA

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8 2
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
San Diego California, USA

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9 3
Salem is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Salem Oregon, USA

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8 3
Aurora is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Aurora Colorado, USA

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10 5
Portland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Portland Oregon, USA

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7 3
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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6 2
Boulder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Boulder Colorado, USA

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7 4
Boston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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Chattanooga is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
kent787 added Chattanooga Tennessee, USA

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Asheville is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
kent787 added Asheville North Carolina, USA

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7 5
Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Cambridge Massachusetts, USA

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7 5
Bellevue is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Bellevue Washington, USA

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4 2
Greensboro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Greensboro North Carolina, USA

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4 2
Provo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Provo Utah, USA

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7 6
New York City is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
New York City New York, USA

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6 5
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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5 4
Austin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Austin Texas, USA

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

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Roanoke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
kent787 added Roanoke Virginia, USA

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Greenville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
kent787 added Greenville South Carolina, USA

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Knoxville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
kent787 added Knoxville Tennessee, USA

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6 6
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Los Angeles California, USA

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4 4
Miami is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Miami Florida, USA

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4 4
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Nashville Tennessee, USA

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

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3 3
Jacksonville is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Jacksonville Florida, USA

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3 3
Tacoma is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Tacoma Ohio, USA

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Johnson City is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
kent787 added Johnson City Tennessee, USA

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5 6
Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Long Beach California, USA

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3 4
Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Anaheim California, USA

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2 4
Roseville is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Roseville California, USA

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1 3
Costa Mesa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Costa Mesa California, USA

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5 8
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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1 4
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Orlando Florida, USA

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1 4
Torrance is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
Torrance California, USA

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2 6
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best US Cities for Nature Lovers
St. Louis Missouri, USA