travel America's Most Underrated Cities  

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List Rules Cities that are well-loved and are not obvious tourist destinations or big cities

When you think of the coolest American cities, you probably imagine places like Los Angeles and New York. But there is so much more to this great nation than those giant hubs of travel and culture. In fact, some of the USA's most underrated cities have just as much to offer, without the hassle of millions of people and tons of traffic. For travelers who want to experience some of the best towns America has to offer, there's no better place than these oft-neglected gems. 

The more up and coming cities in the US may get overlooked at first, but dive deeper and you'll see that they are definitely worth your time. So which are the most underrated cities in America? Baltimore, Maryland, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Houston, Texas are a few that deserve some love. They may not be quite as big as LA or NYC, but they've got just as much architectural beauty, awesome nightlife, and interesting people as any major metropolitan area.

From Portland, Oregon in the west to Providence, Rhode Island in the east, make sure to put these great, underrated cities on your must-visit list.

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Minneapolis Minnesota

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Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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Charleston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Charleston South Carolina

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Savannah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Savannah Georgia

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Seattle Washington

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Portland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Portland Oregon

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Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Kansas City Missouri

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Asheville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Asheville North Carolina

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Nashville is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Nashville Tennessee

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Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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Boulder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Boulder Colorado

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Cincinnati, Ohio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Cincinnati, Ohio

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Saint Paul, MN is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Saint Paul, MN

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Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities

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Chattanooga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Chattanooga Tennessee

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San Antonio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
San Antonio Texas

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Colorado Springs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Colorado Springs Colorado

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Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Buffalo New York, USA

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Boise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Boise Idaho

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Washington, D.C. Contiguous United States, USA

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

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St. Augustine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
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Louisville is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Louisville Kentucky

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Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Grand Rapids Michigan, USA - Michigan

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Flagstaff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Flagstaff Arizona, USA

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Providence is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Providence Rhode Island

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Spokane is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Spokane Washington, USA - Washington

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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Baltimore Maryland

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Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Indianapolis Indiana, USA

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Richmond is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Richmond Birginia

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Denver is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Denver Colorado, USA

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Tampa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Tampa Florida, USA

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Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Ann Arbor Michigan, USA

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Madison is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Madison Wisconsin, USA

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Tucson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Tucson Arizona, Area code 520 - Arizona

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Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Albuquerque New Mexico, USA

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Omaha is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Omaha, NE Nebraska, USA

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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Cleveland Ohio

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Lexington is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Lexington Kentucky, USA

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Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Santa Cruz, CA California, USA

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Rochester is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Rochester New York, USA

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Duluth is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Duluth Minnesota, USA

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Annapolis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Annapolis Maryland, USA

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Fort Worth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Fort Worth Texas, USA

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Missoula is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Missoula Montana, USA

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Rapid City is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Rapid City South Dakota

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Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Sacramento California

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Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Long Beach California

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Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list America's Most Underrated Cities
Phoenix Arizona