“The mountains are calling, and I must go.”
— John Muir
In the summer of 2020, my family and I uprooted from Danville, California in the Bay Area to Park City, Utah after living in the Bay Area for 20+ years. Come along for the ride and enjoy my ramblings on the subject.
- There is Life Outside the Bay Area (Part #1) — Why did we move?
- There is Life Outside the Bay Area (Part #2) — Why did we choose Park City, Utah?
- There is Life Outside the Bay Area (Part #3) — What do we think after 6 months?
- There is Life Outside the Bay Area (Part #4) — What do we think after 12 months?
- There is Life Outside the Bay Area (Part #5) — Would we move back or someplace else?
Relevant articles that caught my attention:
- They Can’t Leave the Bay Area Fast Enough: As a tech era draws to an end, more workers and companies are packing up. What comes next? [New York Times, 1/14/2021]
- Tech Workers Take to the Mountains, Bringing Silicon Valley With Them: The diaspora of tech talent is apparent in towns around the Rockies, where wealth and business activity are rising, along with property prices [Wall Street Journal, 11/1/2020]
- Home Sales Surge in Resort Towns Even as Covid Looms Over Ski Season: People fleeing big cities amid the pandemic are swarming mountain towns in search of more space and the great outdoors [Wall Street Journal, 10/1/2020]