America's Rudest Cities

spring flowers in front of the Boston skyline, Massachusetts
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Sarah Lemoncelli

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. 5 Boston

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Are they just a bunch of smart mouths? Folks in Beantown ranked near the top for intelligence, but that didn’t endear them to visitors. Bostonians might also be guilty of gloating about their championship sports teams. But visitors still love the city as a cultural getaway, and ranked it highly for its festive 4th of July.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

spring flowers in front of the Boston skyline, Massachusetts

America's Rudest Cities

No. 5 Boston

Are they just a bunch of smart mouths? Folks in Beantown ranked near the top for intelligence, but that didn’t endear them to visitors. Bostonians might also be guilty of gloating about their championship sports teams. But visitors still love the city as a cultural getaway, and ranked it highly for its festive 4th of July.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

Sarah Lemoncelli [1] [1] http://www.sarahlemoncelli.com
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