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Philadelphia

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THE WORST...

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