America's Techiest Cities

Where have the nerds taken over—and created a thriving tech culture for the rest of us to enjoy? Travel + Leisure readers did the calculations.

No. 9 Minneapolis/St. Paul

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The Twin Cities are home to some of the smartest locals in the AFC survey, who also ranked well for their tech know-how. Minneapolis was one of the first U.S. cities to go wireless, and has a strong history of tech start-ups: a local launched Geek Squad here in 1994 with just $200 and his bicycle. Despite the cold, non-bike-friendly winters, Minneapolis/St. Paul also ranked near the top with readers for its city parks.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

America's Techiest Cities

No. 9 Minneapolis/St. Paul

The Twin Cities are home to some of the smartest locals in the AFC survey, who also ranked well for their tech know-how. Minneapolis was one of the first U.S. cities to go wireless, and has a strong history of tech start-ups: a local launched Geek Squad here in 1994 with just $200 and his bicycle. Despite the cold, non-bike-friendly winters, Minneapolis/St. Paul also ranked near the top with readers for its city parks.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

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