America's Most Charming Accents

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

No. 19 Dallas/Fort Worth

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Even in a big city, you can still hear that Texas twang, as well as a few regional quirks: when ordering a soft drink at a barbecue place, for instance, your waitress might call everything a Coke (as in, “Y’all want some Cokes? What kind?”). Meanwhile, locals here may obsess over their Cowboys and Rangers—as in, the sports teams—but they know when it’s time to keep the jersey in the closet: the city also ranked in the top 10 for its luxury stores.

skyline of Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

America's Most Charming Accents

No. 19 Dallas/Fort Worth

Even in a big city, you can still hear that Texas twang, as well as a few regional quirks: when ordering a soft drink at a barbecue place, for instance, your waitress might call everything a Coke (as in, “Y’all want some Cokes? What kind?”). Meanwhile, locals here may obsess over their Cowboys and Rangers—as in, the sports teams—but they know when it’s time to keep the jersey in the closet: the city also ranked in the top 10 for its luxury stores.

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