Living in Tri-Cities has its perks and its quirks.

Every town has its perks and Tri-Cities certainly has some of its own. In my time here, I've found some awesome qualities and benefits of living here. We've got some great food trucks, restaurants, and wineries. We've got pretty decent weather for the most part. If you're an outdoors person, you'll never get bored. If you're into arts and niche hobbies, there's a scene for you. We've got a healthy nightlife with clubs, bars, and events. If you're looking for a tattoo, we've got an entire downtown for that. There are plenty of schools to choose from and even more after-school activities. When it comes to quirks, Tri-Cities has you covered, too.

Tri-Cities residents are getting sick of it!

Tri-Cities isn't perfect and no town is. For all of the amazing amenities our community has to offer, there are a few things we're fine to put up with. Traffic can get a little crazy from time to time. The wait for a morning coffee could take more time than you gave yourself to get to work on time. Costco is always overflowing with human beings on a Sunday afternoon. Call them growing pains because Tri-Cities is rapidly expanding. Some of the other things that can lightly perturb you can be chalked up to the weather or what someone doesn't know about your home.

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I think at the end of the day, all of these things that may annoy or frustrate you are just mild inconveniences and a fair trade for all the wonderful things Tri-Cities has to offer. Just remember, it could be so much worse.

8 Things People in Tri-Cities are Sick of Hearing

Tri-Cities, Washington has its own quirks like any town or city. There are things that make people glad they live here and there are things that drive those same people up the wall. These are the things that drive residents of the windy, roundabout-y, desert paradise absolutely nuts.

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Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker consulted data from WalletHub, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.

Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.

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