The great views, the slower pace of life, and just the fresh air itself makes it all worth it. Here are some great things that make living the mountain life so rejuvenating.
Cost of Living
The cost of living is typically much lower in mountain towns than in any other location. This is due to the way of life that typically comes with these towns and the select group of people that can actually live it. Housing is typically very affordable, but jobs (depending on where you are) can be a little challenging to secure. The best way to ensure you are choosing a town that has an affordable living rate, is to check out the available jobs and housing costs.
You will, however, find those towns that are incredibly unaffordable like Aspen, Colorado or Park City, Utah. While you still can find cheap home and great jobs, it isn’t as easy as say Asheville, North Carolina or Ludville, Vermont
The Great Outdoors
The primary reason for living in the mountains is the views. At any point, you can walk outside and see some of the most incredible sights you have ever seen. Rivers, stream, wildlife, mountains… it’s all there for you to take in, right in your own backyard. You can enjoy long nature hikes and epic camping trips without having as so much get in your car.
Call me crazy, but the community of these mountains house some of the best people on the planet. Kind, generous, giving…a real community of sorts. Something that seems to be missing in many of the larger urban cities.
Raising a Family
Mountain towns are excellent places to raise a family. Everyone knows each other, which makes them safer than bigger cities, the schools are usually good and within walking distance, and the sense of community I mentioned above really helps mold kids into their best selves. In other words, you can’t go wrong in a mountain town.
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