Love Where You Live: 16 Women Reveal Their Favorite Neighborhoods

Overhead view of a suburban neighborhood
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If you’re thinking about moving, there’s no better way to learn about a community than talking to the people who live there.

Just as you wouldn't enroll at a school without first taking a tour, or book a vacation before browsing online hotel reviews, moving to a brand-new neighborhood requires a little recon. (How else would you know where to get the best pizza or coffee or craft beer?) That's why we decided to survey a few hip locals around the country for their insider intel. Hailing from eternally cool cities (think Seattle and San Fran) to under-the-radar gems (Asheville, anyone?), these residents' collective knowledge might just inspire you to get packing. Click on the maps below to get the scoop from those in the know.