Fairport, New York

A suburb of Rochester, New York, Fairport lies on the east side of the city and runs along the historic Erie Canal. Rated as one of the best places to live in the country, Fairport offers a historic, quiet feel but has plenty to offer.

For boat lovers, if you own a boat or have friends who travel by water, the Erie Canal provides plenty of opportunities to go exploring on a beautiful summer day. Speaking of summer, every June there is an influx of tourists and exhibitors who want to partake in Fairport’s Canal Days. With plenty of hiking trails in the area and being just 13 minutes from downtown Rochester, Fairport can provide you with the peace and quiet you seek with the opportunity to experience and explore.

The median home value is roughly $186,000 and of its 5,400 residents, 72% of them own their home. As for the cost of living, it’s 5.7% lower than the U.S. average.

If you're looking for a cute, historic, little community, Fairport should be on your radar!

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