America's Most Charming Accents

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Whether a distinctive twang or lilt, some regional accents make travelers feel especially welcome.

No. 16 Houston

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Some people have said that hometown gal Beyoncé can’t shake her Houston accent, which may feature a bit more Gulf Coast drawl than other Texas twangs. Houstonians, meanwhile, may endure some of the worst summers in the nation, according to voters, but they rank respectably for their indoor diversions: theater and classical music, not to mention big burgers.

Houston, Texas

America's Most Charming Accents

No. 16 Houston

Some people have said that hometown gal Beyoncé can’t shake her Houston accent, which may feature a bit more Gulf Coast drawl than other Texas twangs. Houstonians, meanwhile, may endure some of the worst summers in the nation, according to voters, but they rank respectably for their indoor diversions: theater and classical music, not to mention big burgers.

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