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Boston

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THE WORST...

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