What does Gilbert, Arizona, have? Well, everything! Gilbert's been positively buried in accolades. It's been ranked the 36th best place to live in the nation, and has even garnered praise for its awesome dog park, the Cosmo Dog Park. Yes, Dog Fancy magazine fancies Gilbert something fierce.
Gilbert is known for it's bike friendly culture, and if you choose your neighborhood carefully you can easily do most errands (if you can handle the heat!) on your Bicycle. The one downside to living in Gilbert: lack of mass transit to Phoenix. If you're going to be commuting into Phoenix, make sure the air conditioning in your car is in good working order!