Using elementary OS too. But basically its just an Ubuntu with a nicer desktop. Linux Mint is also based on Ubuntu. Ubuntu things are nice, because you can find a lot of stuff and help about it.
My brother is a former Arch user and switched to Manjaro, which is actually an setup of Arch Linux and more handy to configure (Arch is a Do It Yourself Distro). He is also using Fedora which is also very nice. At my university the provide it as dualboot to windows.
Choose one, try it and try some more. Linux is about trying an switching. It's like changing clothes ;).