When was the last time you went to a place that was truly unique? It could be another country, but we’re talking about a neighborhood that made you stop and take in how strange and foreign it was to what you’re used to. Some neighborhoods thrive on the culture that’s been cooking up for decades or centuries. History has helped it become something so left field that it may as well be in another stadium. We consider these to be some of the coolest places around because they’re so dang hip. What is hip? No one really knows, but hipness is something you feel when you walk into an area.
Now, we’re not saying our neighborhoods suck. We’re sure that your home is a great place to raise kids and live your life, but there’s nothing wrong with something a little different, you know? Something that makes you take a step outside of the box to appreciate how the world can be so different. That’s something that these 10 neighborhoods can do.
Over the years, they’ve cultivated something that people love to experience. Some travel from all over the world just to experience what these neighborhoods have to offer. We’re going to go over them one by one to tell you why they’re so different compared to what we’re used to. If you happen to live in one of these towns, then awesome! You know exactly what we’re talking about because you know what makes everyone love where you live. Without any further ado, here are 10 places that basically defined “hip.”