Some people long to live in a big city with bright lights and surrounded by millions of people…
… and then there are those who prefer a life of self-sufficiency and freedom – away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
So if you’re looking to embrace a homestead lifestyle and enjoy the peace and serenity of all it brings – here are the best states to give it a go.
This freedom-lovin’ state is more than happy to let you live off the grid with minimal government interference.
If you are an outdoor person and love exploring nature (and can tolerate the cold) – then Wyoming is the perfect place to put down roots.
You can enjoy practical living surrounded by breathtaking sunsets and natural landscapes –completely off the grid.
But brace yourself – the rugged landscape of Wyoming isn’t for the faint of heart – so if you’re going to embrace life in the frigid winters and live off the grid – make sure you know what you are doing!
Perhaps you don’t like the cold and want to set up shop somewhere warmer.
Well the good news is many of our southern states are perfect for off-grid living.
Arkansas is one of our favorites and ranks towards the top of our list with its natural beauty and long history of previous generations depending on the land for survival.
Valley Food Storage reported:
“With its diverse landscape of rolling hills, fertile river valleys, and dense forests, Arkansas offers an ideal location for those who wish to disconnect from the modern world.
The state has a long history of self-sufficiency, with generations of families relying on the land to provide for their needs.
Today, this spirit of independence still thrives, with a growing community of off-gridders drawn to Arkansas for its natural abundance and strong sense of community.
Whether you’re looking to homestead, hunt, fish, or simply live a simpler life, Arkansas offers endless opportunities for those seeking a more sustainable way.”
Not to mention, the cost of living is low and the land is relatively inexpensive for what you get.
You’ll want to look in more rural counties where zoning ordinances are more relaxed so you can have a farm full of animals and whatever else you want.
If you’ve never thought about living in the Bluegrass State – Kentucky is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family – with a great climate to grow crops and live a self-sustainable lifestyle.
You’ll find an abundance of chickens and farm animals along with an overall culture that embraces farm-fresh produce and natural living.
In fact, Tactical.com rated it the #1 state for off-grid living:
“Kentucky is the perfect state for living off the grid if you’re looking for affordable home prices, a low cost of living, and top-tier natural and state parks.
Things like healthcare, food, and transportation are cheaper in Kentucky compared to other states. And, of course, the southern friendliness of Kentuckians seals the deal. They’re genuinely and selflessly kind and helpful to everyone.”.
Biden’s record-high inflation is real – and a homesteading lifestyle might be the best way to combat it since you can grow your own food and live independently.
So whether you want to explore the west and enjoy the rugged landscapes of Wyoming or experience a taste of southern hospitality in Arkansas or Kentucky – there are plenty of states in America where you can all but disappear and live an off-grid lifestyle with minimal government interference.
Does living an off-grid lifestyle appeal to you?
If so, which state would you choose to live in?
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