America's Most Charming Accents

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

No. 17 Baltimore

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Longtime locals speak “Baltimorese,” which is said to be a Philly accent mixed with a southern streak—for instance, if you’re thirsty, you might get a bottle of “wooder.” A good place to hear neighborhood folks (and throw back a few beer bottles) is the local sports bars. The city also ranked well for being affordable.

America's Most Charming Accents

No. 17 Baltimore

Longtime locals speak “Baltimorese,” which is said to be a Philly accent mixed with a southern streak—for instance, if you’re thirsty, you might get a bottle of “wooder.” A good place to hear neighborhood folks (and throw back a few beer bottles) is the local sports bars. The city also ranked well for being affordable.

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