Money News: Best Cities for Working Vacations in the U.S.

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Remote work is a mainstream mode of employment, offering workers the opportunity to take "working vacations." Individuals looking for a city to visit can explore our list of the best cities for working vacations in the U.S.

As geographical boundaries are erased and workers find life in one city and employment in another, taking a working vacation means combining business necessities and work resources, time zone considerations for clients and teammates, securing clear boundaries for a work/play week, or two, and intertwining fun attractions for the family. Talk about a juggling act! To help we've provided a list of best cities for the adventurous working vacationers.


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Seattle, Washington

Many people consider Seattle a type of "Goldilocks" city—not too big, not too small. Seattle is a beautiful city with tons of things to do outside of work, from visiting the iconic Space Needle to checking out the famous Pike Place Market. One can also find outdoor art installations throughout the city; take a walk after work and check out some of the best art the city has to offer.

There's no shortage of temporary housing options such as corporate rentals or Airbnb units; it's easy to find an ideal stay downtown in the middle of the action or on the city outskirts for a quieter experience.


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Austin, Texas

One of the fastest-growing cities in America, Austin has become a hotbed of young professionals for the entire country. Young people are more likely to work from home, so plenty of resources are available to telecommuters here. After work, catch a show at one of the 250 music venues throughout the city, or attend its festivals year-round! There are many things to explore in Austin for fans of music, the arts, and the outdoors.

Phoenix, Arizona

For people looking for a place with pleasant weather and outdoor attractions, few places can compare to Phoenix, Arizona. No matter what the calendar says, odds are that Phoenix will have comfortable, sunny weather for any workcation. Perhaps the best way to enjoy Phoenix's lovely weather is by visiting one of its many parks and trail areas. Hikers in Phoenix should check out:


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Camelback Mountain

South Mountain Park & Preserve

Echo Canyon

McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Boston, Massachusetts

One of America's oldest cities, Boston is home to historic, arts, entertainment, and outdoor attractions for everyone to enjoy. Boston boasts a wide selection of housing options for people who want to get some work done and also get out and see the city. Tour the many historic sites in the city, which started the American Revolution and gave birth to a country centuries ago. There's also the legendary Fenway Park—a must-see for any baseball fan. On the weekend, take a short trip to Cape Cod for stunning views of the Atlantic, sunny beaches, and fresh seafood.


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As more people begin to work remotely, the workcation is growing in popularity. When it comes to providing space for both work and fun, our picks for the best cities for working vacations in the US can't be beat.

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