America's Coolest Cities Cities / Towns

America's Coolest Cities

5 1 of 11
originally by  64,488 votes 9,009 voters 346,126 views 226 items tags f p @

List Criteria: Most dynamic, fun, entertaining cities to live in or to visit in the U.S. Cities, please, not towns.

This super cool list of the coolest cities in the U.S. has been ranked by the many chill, awesome people who have visited or who live in them. The United States has a lot to offer a traveler, so much so that dozens of cities within the 50 states could easily be deemed the absolute coolest. But, if you had to, could you decide on just a few that you would call the most fun? Can you really pick the coolest cities in America?

Each of the many cities listed here offers something different, something unique, that sets it apart from the others, but they're all among the most fun cities in the US and are seriously fun places to live. Whether it's rich history and important landmarks, as in Boston, New Orleans, or Philadelphia, or a complex culture and intrinsic city identity, like in New York or San Francisco, each place on this list is a great place to visit, get lost, and have fun. Big cities like Detroit and Los Angeles may think they are the coolest, simply as they are the most popular, but fierce competition for the coolest American city title comes from other locations like Miami, Las Vegas, that hipster mecca Portland, and Chicago.

Whether you're looking for one of the best cities in the United States to start a company or one of the most visited tourist destinations, all are represented here in a slice of America in one cozy list. You may even have to stop in some of the worst airports in the US to get to them.

There are tons of places to visit and different sights to see, making America home to some of the world's coolest cities. No matter the order, all of these places are the top travel spots to hit up in the red, white, and blue.

List Photo: user uploaded image
Collection Photo: user uploaded image
  • 73 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Age
    • Region
  • 2 See list ranked by
Z
G Options B Comments & Embed 2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 1,917
    - 1,049

    the people's #1 & added by Places to Go
    California

    ;
  2. 2
    + 1,679
    - 1,042

    added by Places to Go
    New York

    ;
  3. 3
    + 1,616
    - 740

    ranked low on reranks & added by Places to Go
    Washington

    ;
  4. 4
    + 1,490
    - 813

    added by Places to Go
    Illinois

    ;
  5. 5
    + 1,273
    - 763

    added by Places to Go
    Louisiana

    ;
  6. 6
    + 1,139
    - 621

    added by Places to Go
    California

    ;
  7. 7
    + 1,094
    - 747

    added by Places to Go
    Massachusetts

    ;
  8. 8
    + 1,029
    - 667

    added by Places to Go
    Oregon

    ;
  9. 9
    + 976
    - 759

    added by Places to Go
    United States of America

    ;
  10. 10
    + 950
    - 960

    often listed & added by Places to Go
    California

    ;
  11. 11
    + 887
    - 493

    ranked low on reranks & added by Places to Go
    Hawaii

    ;
  12. 12
    + 986
    - 702

    added by Places to Go
    Texas

    ;
  13. 13
    + 868
    - 609

    added by Places to Go
    Colorado

    ;
  14. 14
    + 1,486
    - 874

    ranked low on reranks
    Missouri

    ;
  15. 15
    + 848
    - 819

    added by Places to Go
    Nevada

    ;
  16. 16
    + 713
    - 583

    added by Places to Go
    Tennessee

    ;
  17. 17
    + 414
    - 412


    California

    ;
  18. 18
    + 658
    - 689

    added by Places to Go
    Florida

    ;
  19. 19
    + 428
    - 305

    ranked low on reranks
    South Carolina

    ;
  20. 20
    + 285
    - 247


    California, USA

    ;
  21. 21
    + 523
    - 622

    often listed & added by Places to Go
    Pennsylvania

    ;
  22. 22
    + 545
    - 552

    added by Places to Go
    Minnesota

    ;
  23. 23
    + 248
    - 183

    added by junk1
    California, USA

    ;
  24. 24
    + 418
    - 307

    ranked low on reranks
    Florida

    ;
  25. 25
    + 430
    - 330

    ranked low on reranks & added by Places to Go
    Georgia

    ;
  26. 26
    + 205
    - 191

    added by junk1
    California, United States of America, North America

    ;
  27. 27
    + 183
    - 223


    California, USA

    ;
  28. 28
    + 394
    - 481

    added by Places to Go
    Texas

    ;
  29. 29
    + 198
    - 242


    California, USA

    ;
  30. 30
    + 203
    - 281


    California, USA

    ;
  31. 31
    + 404
    - 537

    added by Places to Go
    Florida

    ;
  32. 32
    + 156
    - 208


    California, USA

    ;
  33. 33
    + 409
    - 525

    added by Places to Go
    Pennsylvania

    ;
  34. 34
    + 268
    - 284

    added by Places to Go
    Rhode Island

    ;
  35. 35
    + 228
    - 193

    ranked low on reranks & added by beernbugs
    Colorado, United States of America, North America

    ;
  36. 36
    + 300
    - 336


    Florida

    ;
  37. 37
    + 305
    - 403

    added by Places to Go
    Arizona

    ;
  38. 38
    + 195
    - 367

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    California

    ;
  39. 39
    + 286
    - 356


    North Carolina

    ;
  40. 40
    + 329
    - 460

    added by LaiHuynh
    Georgia

    ;
  41. 41
    + 262
    - 320

    added by Places to Go
    Wisconsin

    ;
  42. 42
    + 402
    - 561

    added by Places to Go
    Missouri

    ;
  43. 43
    + 154
    - 324

    added by junk1
    California, USA United States of America, North America

    ;
  44. 44
    + 104
    - 207

    added by junk1
    California, USA

    ;
  45. 45
    + 311
    - 538

    added by Places to Go
    Texas

    ;
  46. 46
    + 211
    - 316

    ranked low on reranks & added by mrblond
    Wisconsin

    ;
  47. 47
    + 89
    - 214

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    California, USA

    ;
  48. 48
    + 185
    - 137

    ranked low on reranks & added by beernbugs
    North Carolina

    ;
  49. 49
    + 273
    - 505

    often listed & added by Places to Go
    Texas

    ;
  50. 50
    + 125
    - 99

    ranked low on reranks
    California, USA

    ;
227 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >