America's Rudest Cities

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In which city are you most likely to get a rude reception from locals? Travel + Leisure readers have crowned America’s capital of crabbiness.

No. 19 San Diego

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Bummer: this surf-loving city has returned to the Rudest 20 this year. Maybe the locals just get wiped out from working out so much—they ranked as the second-most athletic locals in America. Or perhaps residents are bristling at the growing number of rowdy visitors: the city is now tops for spring break.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

boats in the harbor in San Diego, California

America's Rudest Cities

No. 19 San Diego

Bummer: this surf-loving city has returned to the Rudest 20 this year. Maybe the locals just get wiped out from working out so much—they ranked as the second-most athletic locals in America. Or perhaps residents are bristling at the growing number of rowdy visitors: the city is now tops for spring break.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

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