outdoors The Best US Cities for Walking  

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List Rules Vote up any American city that is great for walkers.

The best cities for walkers invite you to take a stroll and see the sights. Some great U.S. cities for pedestrians feature grid street designs for easy navigation, while other good American cities for walking have beautiful weather all year round. A few good US cities for walking are among the most populated in the world, meaning you'll have lots of good company as you explore that footpath.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for walking? Restaurants, theaters, museums, and more are all easily connected by New York City sidewalks. Fans of casual strolls can also head over to Central Park to get a taste of nature in the heart of the Big Apple. Like New York, Chicago is easy to navigate on foot by locals and tourists alike. Other good cities featured on this list include Milwaukee, San Diego, and Washington, DC.

It's up to you to determine which U.S. city is the best when it comes to walking. Vote your picks up to the top of the list, and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
New York City New York, USA

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Boston Massachusetts, USA

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Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Honolulu Hawaii, USA

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Seattle Washington, USA

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Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Cleveland Ohio, USA

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Portland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Portland Oregon, USA

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
San Diego California, USA

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Washington, D.C. Contiguous United States, USA

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Los Angeles California, USA

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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Detroit Michigan, USA

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Denver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Denver Colorado, USA

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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Baltimore Maryland, USA

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Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Indianapolis Indiana, USA

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Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Cincinnati Ohio, USA

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St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
St. Paul Northern Alberta, Canada

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Richmond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Richmond Virginia, USA

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Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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Rochester is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Rochester New York, USA

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Miami Florida, USA

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Austin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Austin Texas, USA

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New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

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San Jose is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
San Jose Silicon Valley, California, USA

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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Buffalo New York, USA

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Oakland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Oakland California, USA

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Anaheim is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Anaheim California, USA

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Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Jersey City New Jersey, USA

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Newark is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Newark New Jersey, USA

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Santa Ana is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Santa Ana California, USA

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Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Long Beach California, USA