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. 20 Salt Lake City

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Talk about a meltdown. This ski destination ranked in the top five for friendliness last year. Why did it fall so dramatically to become the 20th rudest? Perhaps voters just don’t find this tidy city that fun-loving—it came in last place for nightlife. If you can’t find a friendly ear here, you can always call home: Salt Lake City ranked No. 2 for its excellent wireless coverage.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

America's Rudest Cities

No. 20 Salt Lake City

Talk about a meltdown. This ski destination ranked in the top five for friendliness last year. Why did it fall so dramatically to become the 20th rudest? Perhaps voters just don’t find this tidy city that fun-loving—it came in last place for nightlife. If you can’t find a friendly ear here, you can always call home: Salt Lake City ranked No. 2 for its excellent wireless coverage.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

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