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Top 10 Friendliest Cities in the U.S.

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Friendliest Cities United States

Many don’t often think of cities when they are planning their next adventure or vacation, especially if those visitors don’t normally spend lots of time in a city atmosphere. Some cities make wonderful vacation spots because of the culinary and cultural opportunities they offer. Hospitality and helpfulness in these ten cities make them some of the best cities to visit in the U.S.

Key West, Florida

Key West is one of the most eccentric cities in the nation. Tropical shirts and flip flops, artist havens and pub crawls, THE BEACH ~ all make the city of Key West a perfect vacation spot.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

The residents of Santa Fe are some of the friendliest people in the country! Artists and jewelers flock there for handmade Native American crafts, silverwork, and turquoise. Over 320 days a year of perfect sunshine and a stunning area will greet visitors to Santa Fe.

Minneapolis, St. Paul, Minnesota

The city has a reputation for welcoming visitors with many free things to do in the area. Amusement parks, museums, art galleries, performing arts and more are all available for visitors.

Image via VisitPortland.com

Portland, Maine

A modest city along the northern coast of Maine, Portland attracts a laid back, out-doorsy crowd. The people of Portland continually live up to their reputation for friendliness. Add that to delicious lobster rolls and blueberry pies and you were have a perfect visit.

Fort Worth, Texas

The heart of cowboy country beats with an enthusiastic and zealous group of locals hanging out at the Old Fort Worth Stockyards and enjoying the city’s much-loved barbecue. Many museums are free, and the residents take a certain pride in being less buttoned up than their neighbors in Dallas.

New Orleans, Louisiana

The people of New Orleans are irrepressible and irresistible! A historically vibrant and unique culture calls New Orleans home and the locals are exude happiness all the time. I wonder if its the jazz? 

Asheville, North Carolina

Positive auras, good energy and beautiful mountains! You’ll come away from Asheville feeling younger, full of “beer of the day” donuts and counting the days until you can return. 

Nashville, Tennessee

No one knows how to make you feel welcome quite like the people of Tennessee. Music City’s singers and songwriters give the city a constant feel-good vibe and everyone is welcomed with open arms. Barbecue and music are make Nashville a repeat vacation spot for many.

Savannah, Georgia

Savannah charms anyone who visits. Beautiful architecture, Spanish moss, and good natured Southern hospitality are just a few of the reasons why you should visit.

Charleston, South Carolina

Recent tragedy has cast a dark cloud over Charleston, but this southern city’s famous compassion and resilience have helped it recover and have locals seeking new ways to become ever more welcoming. 

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