Every local has their ~favorite~ swimming hole in the area.
However according to a study by Wallethub, Mercer Island and Redmond came in the ninth and tenth spots respectively on the Top 10 Best Beach Towns in America list!
To determine the most livable beach side communities, WalletHub compared 205 cities across 58 key metrics. The data set ranges from housing costs to share of for-sale waterfront homes to quality of beach water.
And here's how the list rounded out:
- Traverse City, MI
- Eden Prairie, MN
- Folsom, CA
- Highland Park, IL
- Mequon, WI
- Holland, MI
- Alpena, MI
- Bay Village, OH
- Mercer Island, WA
- Redmond, WA
For the full study and more information on how Wallethub put together this study, check them out online!