A research company is giving the City of Torrance two thumbs up.

The City of Torrance was ranked number in 11 out of 25 cities for being the most beautiful for outdoor activities.

Niche compiled information on various cities showing that city life and being outdoors are not always the same. The survey looked at 227 U.S. cities, rating them for weather, air quality and access to natural amenities. Torrance is centrally located near 10 state parks, 53 beaches and the weather was given an A+.