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The Best Cities for Allergies  

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List Rules Top U.S. cities for people with seasonal allergies - allergic to dust, grass, pollen, etc.

List of the top cities for people with allergies. It comes around every Spring, that plague known as allergy season. You may spend most of the year feeling safe from the red-faced, uncomfortable feeling of allergies,but if you are prone to allergies Spring is your enemy. It starts with the sniffles or a tickle in the throat before transforming into the irritating stuffed nose and scratchy throat. This list answers the eternal question, “What cities are best for avoiding seasonal allergies?”

There are many factors that contribute to a city being terrible for seasonal allergies. Pollen count and weather are major reasons why your allergies may act up. Cities near the water, like San Diego and Daytona Beach, are often considered great for those who suffer from those nasty springtime allergies. If a city has a longer cold season, such as Albany, the pollen cycle will be much shorter and therefore better for your allergies.

This list compiles the best of the best in cities that will keep those pesky sneezing fits and all-night coughing sessions at bay. The criteria for a city to be good for people with allergies is a low pollen score, number of allergy specialists, proximity to a body of water,  and amount of people who use allergy medication. 

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
California
2
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
California
3
Coronado is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
California
4
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Washington
5
Oxnard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
California
6
San Jose is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
California
7
Colorado Springs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Colorado
8
Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
California
9
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
10
South Lake Tahoe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
California
11
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
New Mexico
12
Boston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Massachusetts
13
Telluride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Colorado
14
Cape Coral is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Florida
15
Tucson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Arizona
16
Boise is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Idaho
17
Daytona Beach is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Florida
18
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Michigan
19
Stockton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
California
20
Portland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Oregon
21
Denver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Colorado
22
Palm Bay is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Florida
23
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Minnesota
24
Albany is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
New York
25
Worcester is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cities for Allergies
Massachusetts