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Since 2008, when the Centre for Bhutan Studies released its first report on the Gross National Happiness index—a global study of many factors that contribute to a region’s overall satisfaction with itself—every year, Nebraska has ranked as the happiest place in America. Therefore, it’s reasonable to extrapolate that Omaha, as the largest city in Nebraska (with more than 800,000 residents in the metropolitan area) is the happiest city in the United States. Perhaps that’s because there are more billionaires per capita in Omaha than almost any other city in the U.S. Perhaps it’s because Omaha has the largest number of public golf courses per capita than any other city. Perhaps it’s because of the city’s rich jazz heritage, or the antics of the baby penguins at one of the best zoos in the world. Perhaps it’s because there’s no better place to eat a great steak dinner than Omaha. It’s difficult not to enjoy a city where prices are reasonable, people are friendly and the selection of activities ...See More ranges from sophisticated to downright quirky. After all, this is where Warren Buffett, regarded as the richest person in America, has chosen to live and do business. Surely you, too, can find something worthwhile in the place locals call “The Big Oh.” See Less
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