Condé Nast Traveler’s unfriendliest cities in the United States
Here’s a list you want to stay away from: Condé Nast Traveler’s unfriendliest cities in the United States.
The publisher used several criteria to develop the list – many from travelers who’d visited these places, so to be sure, it’s subjective.
I can’t claim to be able to verify the list since I haven’t visited most of the places on it. What I can say is that being a Midwesterner, I’m aware of our reputation of being friendlier than many. Also, as someone who’s spent plenty of time down south, I’d vouch for those who say there are many friendly folks there as well.
Seven of the 10 Condé Nast’s unfriendliest spots are eastern cities. Two are West Coast locations and there’s one in the Midwest. We all know most places in the Midwest are welcoming – that is the nature of people around here.
Condé Nast’s friendliest cities list has six from the South. The publisher says people in the South greet visitors, not something that happens much in the Northeast. The cities on the list are fine places to travel.
Here’s the Friendliest Cities list:
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