National Geographic Explorer has come up with a list of the "happiest cities" in the United States.

Author Dan Buettner and Gallup’s social scientists put together a criteria that they used to measure people's expressions of "Happiness."

After I went through the list I kept thinking, "Well they obviously haven't visited Sioux Falls." Other than that, the places on this list that I have visited did seem happy enough.

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Though I do remember a certain "unhappy" thing happen in #3 recently.

What do you think?

Here is the Top 10 Happiest Cities, Visit National Geographic Explorer for the complete list.

  1. Boulder, Colorado
  2. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
  3. Charlottesville, Virginia
  4. Fort Collins, Colorado
  5. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles Arroyo Grande, California
  6. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
  7. Provo-Orem, Utah
  8. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
  9. Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
  10. Anchorage, Alaska


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