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New Orleans

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THE WORST...

Cleanliness (#34)
Safety (#33)
Athletic/active (#33)
  • denotes a Top 10 ranking
  • denotes a Bottom 10 ranking
People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
33 Athletic/active
19 Attractive
3 Diverse
15 Driving ability/Good drivers
5 Friendly
24 Intelligent
2 Charming local accent
1 Offbeat
1 Proud of their city
5 Passionate sports fan
14 Stylish
29 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
21 Base for day trips
9 Cultural getaway
32 Family vacation
2 Gay-friendly
1 Girlfriend getaways
18 Pet-friendly vacation
5 Romantic escape
1 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
2 Cocktail lounges
1 Happy hour
1 Music scene
1 Singles scene
8 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
20 Classical music
2 Free attractions
7 Historical sites/monuments
11 Museums/galleries
1 Street performers
18 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
1 Antique stores
1 Flea markets
12 Home decor and design stores
3 Independent boutiques
26 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
11 Barbecue
1 Cafes
3 Coffee
4 Ethnic food
2 Fine-dining restaurants
16 Hamburgers
13 Ice cream
16 Microbrew beer
25 Pizza
9 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
12 Affordability
4 Architecture/Cool buildings
34 Cleanliness
26 Environmental friendliness
3 Range of hotel options
28 Peace and quiet
1 People-watching
14 Public parks and outdoor access
8 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
33 Safety
21 Weather
19 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
31 4th of July
5 Christmas
2 Fall
1 New Year's Eve
4 Spring Break
31 Summer
4 Valentine's Day
6 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
30 Athletic/active
17 Attractive
2 Diverse
16 Driving ability/Good drivers
1 Friendly
23 Intelligent
2 Charming local accent
1 Offbeat
1 Proud of their city
1 Passionate sports fan
7 Stylish
28 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
21 Base for day trips
2 Cultural getaway
27 Family vacation
2 Gay-friendly
2 Girlfriend getaways
17 Pet-friendly vacation
6 Romantic escape
1 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
1 Cocktail lounges
1 Happy hour
2 Music scene
2 Singles scene
4 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
22 Classical music
2 Free attractions
7 Historical sites/monuments
7 Museums/galleries
1 Street performers
12 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
1 Antique stores
1 Flea markets
10 Home decor and design stores
1 Independent boutiques
24 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
16 Barbecue
1 Cafes
5 Coffee
9 Ethnic food
2 Fine-dining restaurants
12 Hamburgers
4 Ice cream
16 Microbrew beer
20 Pizza
15 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
7 Affordability
2 Architecture/Cool buildings
32 Cleanliness
23 Environmental friendliness
1 Range of hotel options
25 Peace and quiet
1 People-watching
13 Public parks and outdoor access
10 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
32 Safety
21 Weather
18 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
30 4th of July
4 Christmas
1 Fall
2 New Year's Eve
3 Spring Break
31 Summer
6 Valentine's Day
4 Winter
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