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. 3 Washington,D.C.

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Politics is ugly, and perhaps getting uglier. Even though our nation’s capital still counts as a great family getaway, it got two spots ruder since last year. For less attitude, voters preferred to hang out with any locals cast in bronze or granite: the city ranked first and second for its museums and historical monuments.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

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America's Rudest Cities

No. 3 Washington,D.C.

Politics is ugly, and perhaps getting uglier. Even though our nation’s capital still counts as a great family getaway, it got two spots ruder since last year. For less attitude, voters preferred to hang out with any locals cast in bronze or granite: the city ranked first and second for its museums and historical monuments.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

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