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Looking to have some fun where you live? It doesn’t surprise us that some people look for “fun” cities when they are looking for somewhere to live. Finding the right city with fun things to do, entertainment, and activities just makes calling somewhere home even better. Whether you are relocating or living in your hometown, having fun is definitely important. But, the fun can also be subjective in a sense.

U.S. News knows how much where you live can play a role in your life and finding those “fun” places can be important. Ever wondered where you should live to guarantee a true, good time? Well, they looked up some of the most fun places to live and created the perfect list for you. They took into consideration factors such as access to parks, outdoor activities, restaurants, nightlife, and so much more! Lucky for us, North and South Carolina are both home to some great, fun places to live. Ranking at #11 is both Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina. Both cities were also U.S. News’ best places to live in 2021 and 2022. For both areas, there are 27 parks ranking, 4 restaurants ranking, and 55 shopping spots ranked. Sounds like a good time to me!

Then, we’re heading down to South Carolina. Of course, coming in at one of the must fun places to live is Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is on numerous lists for best places to live within the U.S. and even the world. Charleston has 33 parks ranking, 25 restaurants ranking, and 3 shopping destination rankings. I am a Charleston native and there are tons of fun things to do and people to meet in the area.

Wondering what other cities made the most fun cities list? Check out the full list here and tell us what you think about some of these destinations.