Travel Best US Cities for Driving  

Ranker Travel
453 votes 53 voters 36 items

List Rules Vote up any American city that is great to drive in.

Think it's fun to drive? You're in luck – many of the best cities for drivers are located in the United States, where the car is king. Some great U.S. cities for driving feature fast freeways, while other good American cities for cars are home to easy-to-navigate grid systems. A few great US cities for driving are among the most populated in the world.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for driving? El Paso, TX, regularly receives high marks for featuring safe roads and low traffic. Los Angeles may be known for its traffic, but it's still a city where residents overwhelmingly prefer driving to public transportation. Las Vegas is an easy city to navigate, and its bright lights, glitz, and glamour make for a scenic drive. Other good locales featured on this list include Chicago, Virginia Beach, and Orlando.

What's your favorite city to drive through? Give the spots with the best roadways a thumbs up, and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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7 6
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Minnesota, USA

2
7 8
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Arizona, USA

3
3 4
Morgantown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
ShalinJoshi added West Virginia, USA

4
5 7
Tucson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Arizona, USA

5
5 7
Greensboro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
North Carolina, USA

6
3 5
Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Indiana, USA

7
4 7
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Kentucky, USA

8
4 7
Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Missouri, USA

9
3 6
Madison is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Wisconsin, USA

10
5 9
Virginia Beach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Virginia, USA

11
6 11
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
North Carolina, USA

12
3 7
Corpus Christi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Texas, USA

13
5 10
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Florida, USA

14
7 13
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Florida, USA

15
4 9
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
North Carolina, USA

16
4 9
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Louisiana, USA

17
4 9
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Georgia, USA

18
4 9
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Tennessee, USA

19
4 9
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Texas, USA

20
4 9
Houston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Texas, USA

21
4 9
Fort Worth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Texas, USA

22
3 8
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Texas, USA

23
2 7
Wichita is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Kansas, USA

24
2 7
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Tennessee, USA

25
4 10
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
California, USA

26
3 9
San Antonio is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Texas, USA

27
4 11
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Nevada, USA

28
2 9
Reno is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Nevada, USA

29
6 16
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
California, USA

30
4 14
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

31
2 11
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
New York, USA

32
1 8
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Pennsylvania, USA

33
0 5
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
ShalinJoshi added Virginia, USA

34
0 7
Baton Rouge is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Louisiana, USA

35
1 14
Portland is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
Oregon, USA

36
1 17
New York City is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Best US Cities for Driving
New York, USA