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America's Best Cities for People-Watching

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Is it that the locals are fascinating, good-looking, or just kind of weird? Travel + Leisure readers rank the best American cities for people-watching.

No. 3 Honolulu

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The Hawaiian capital has a reputation for being low-key and friendly. It even won as the most relaxing destination in the AFC survey—all the better for kicking back to check out the views and the people hanging out. Honolulu may also have made the top 3 for people-watching because there aren’t many cultural distractions. It’s all about being outdoors. And here’s incentive to start up a conversation at the beach bar: Honolulu ranked No. 1 for romance.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

America's Best Cities for People-Watching

No. 3 Honolulu

The Hawaiian capital has a reputation for being low-key and friendly. It even won as the most relaxing destination in the AFC survey—all the better for kicking back to check out the views and the people hanging out. Honolulu may also have made the top 3 for people-watching because there aren’t many cultural distractions. It’s all about being outdoors. And here’s incentive to start up a conversation at the beach bar: Honolulu ranked No. 1 for romance.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

© KEVIN LAMARQUE/Reuters/Corbis
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