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America's Coolest Cities

List Criteria: Most dynamic, fun, entertaining cities to live in or to visit in the U.S.

List of the coolest cities in the U.S., ranked by 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?

 Each of the many cities listed here offers something different, something unique, that sets it apart from the others. 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, 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.
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    most listed & added by Places to Go California

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

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    often listed & added by Places to Go California

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    added by Places to Go Massachusetts

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    ranked low on reranks Missouri

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    added by Places to Go Nevada

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    California

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    California, United States of America

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    California, United States of America

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    California

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks California, United States of America

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    ranked low on reranks South Carolina

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    often listed & added by Places to Go Florida

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Places to Go Georgia

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    ranked low on reranks Florida

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    often listed & added by Places to Go Michigan

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    Anchorage

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