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Memphis

201311-hd-afc-memphisPhoto credit: Ian Dagnall / Alamy

THE WORST...

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