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These Are The Top 6 U.S. Cities For Digital Nomads In 2024

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What are the best cities in the U.S. for digital nomads in 2024?

Check out our list below to find out the top destinations in the United States for digital nomads and remote workers.

Although many Americans try out the digital nomad lifestyle in destinations abroad, there may be factors keeping them tied to the United States.

Woman Hiking Near Asheville NC

In that case, you may want to test the digital nomad experience closer to home. These cities are perfect for everything from a short “workcation” to a multi-month stay.

Factors taken into consideration in determining this ranking include affordability, walkability, public transportation, things to do, and weather.

Here are the best cities in the U.S. for digital nomads right now:

1. Austin, Texas

Austin is the best city in the United States for digital nomads this year. This Texas city has been growing in popularity as a hub for digital nomads and remote workers.

It's a fun, quirky city with endless things to do and a delicious food scene. It's also known as an emerging hotspot for tech companies and startups, giving the city a dynamic and entrepreneurial flair that digital nomads will love.

According to Nomad List, the cost of living for one person in Austin is about $3,800 per month.

Austin Texas

2. Asheville, North Carolina

If you're looking for more of a small-town vibe in your digital nomad base, Asheville should definitely be on your radar. This gorgeous city nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is the perfect digital nomad destination if you want to be close to nature.

Endless hikes and scenic drives are at your doorstep. Downtown Asheville is thriving, with craft breweries, hip art galleries, and trendy boutiques.

Like Austin, Nomad List estimates the cost of living in Asheville to be around $3,800 per month.

Asheville skyline at dawn

3. Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland is another great city for digital nomads in the United States. Although there are many jokes about Ohio being boring, Cleveland is anything but.

This hip city was recently ranked among Travel + Leisure‘s best cities to visit in 2024. Located along Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River, Cleveland is a cool, vibrant city with lots going on.

Cleveland Sign

4. Seattle, Washington

Although it's by far the priciest city on this list, Seattle is a great destination for digital nomads. For one thing, it's still much cheaper than major cities like New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

Being home to lots of tech companies and startups, Seattle is a great place for entrepreneurs. There are tons of coworking spaces and coffee shops where you can get work done.

It's also a great city to live in if you want easy access to beautiful nature. You can take tons of weekend getaways to destinations like Mount Rainier National Park, Whidbey Island, the Oregon coast, and more.

Seattle Washington skyline view

5. Savannah, Georgia

If you're looking for a slower pace of life, head to Savannah. This gorgeous and historic Southern city is famous for its moss-draped live oak trees, beautiful architecture, and delicious comfort food. Although it's a smaller city, there's a ton going on, and Savannah has a thriving scene for art, culture, and nightlife.

This is one of the more affordable cities on this list, with Nomad List estimating the average cost of living to be $3,800 per month in Savannah.

Historic square in Savannah

6. Jacksonville, Florida

Finally, Jacksonville is one of the best cities for digital nomads. Located in the Sunshine State, Jacksonville is a rapidly growing city that offers a lot of benefits for digital nomads.

It has a significantly lower cost of living than other Florida hotspots like Miami, Orlando, and Tampa. Jacksonville offers the perfect blend of city life combined with easy access to laidback beaches.

Jacksonville Beach pier at sunset

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