America's Rudest Cities

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!

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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