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Top East Coast Cities to Move To

Cherry trees in bloom in Cary, NC

People often make a long-distance move to the East Coast for their work. Some relocate for family reasons or for a change of scenery or a new adventure. Whatever the reason, they need to pick a place to live that meets all their desires and needs.

We thought it’d be fun to take a look at where people are choosing to relocate to on the East Coast. This list of five locations considers factors like a high quality of life, a relatively inexpensive cost of living, and growth status.

Each city is diverse and offers something for folks of all ages and occupations, including those who prefer to work remotely.

1. Morrisville, North Carolina

Lake Crabtree Park in Morrisville, NC

A small yet burgeoning town, Morrisville is a Raleigh suburb where residents value community, education, and culture. Rents here are affordable, and the number of renters and homeowners is about evenly divided. The annual East Meets West Festival celebrates the town’s diversity through food, music, and culture from around the world.

2. Ardmore, PA

Less than a 30-minute drive from Philadelphia, Ardmore’s small population, reasonable rents, and affordable home prices make it an excellent choice for someone who wants a small-town vibe backed by a big city’s services and opportunities.

Amenities include Suburban Square, one of the country’s earliest shopping centers, and Ardmore Music Hall, which offers a variety of cultural events. Residents regularly flock to beautiful Fitler Square for the daily farmers’ market.

3. Virginia Beach, VA

King Neptune statue in Virginia Beach

One of the best beach cities in the U.S., Virginia Beach has long been a popular destination for people moving to the East Coast. It boasts mild year-round weather and has many state parks, beaches, and wildlife preserves.

The city’s ViBe Creative District features local galleries, outdoor murals, small shops, and more. Virginia Beach also has a healthy job market index compared to similarly sized metro areas and offers plenty of opportunities for remote work.

4. Salisbury, MD

Known as the “Capital of the Eastern Shore,” Salisbury is one of the fastest-growing cities on the East Coast and in the country. Nestled between the beaches and the bay, it offers plenty of big-city benefits but has never lost touch with its small-town feel.

A melting pot of families, retirees, and college students, the community-centric city is considered a safe and welcoming place to live.

5. Cary, North Carolina

Fountain in downtown Cary, NC

Another Raleigh suburb, Cary’s energetic downtown is packed with restaurants, entertainment venues, shopping, and culture. Residents love the sprawling Bond Park, whose 310 acres offer opportunities for many types of recreation, including biking, boating, hiking, picnicking, and live performances in the amphitheater.

The Movers To Call When Relocating to the East Coast

Moderate climates, a wide range of job opportunities, and its rich history and diversity make the East Coast a wonderful place to live and work.

Georgetown Moving and Storage Company provides long-distance and out-of-state moving services that are affordable and offer guaranteed delivery. We want to make your relocation to the East Coast as stress-free as possible!

Ready to start planning your move? Contact us online today or call (703) 889-8899 to learn about our moving services, including storage solutions.

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