Travel The Best US Cities for Walking  

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513 votes 46 voters 35 items

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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12 6
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Honolulu Hawaii, USA

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

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

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking

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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Philadelphia Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Minneapolis Minnesota, USA

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8 4
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Cleveland Ohio, USA

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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Seattle Washington, USA

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12 9
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

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Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Cincinnati Ohio, USA

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7 5
St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
St. Paul Northern Alberta, Canada

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6 4
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Milwaukee Wisconsin, USA

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9 8
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Chicago Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

The Most Beautiful Cities in the US

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

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

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5 5
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA

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

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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
St. Louis Missouri, USA

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Rochester is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Rochester New York, USA

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4 5
Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Indianapolis Indiana, USA

Cities with the Worst Sports Fans

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4 5
Jersey City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Jersey City New Jersey, USA

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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
San Diego California, USA

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

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5 8
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Buffalo New York, USA

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5 8
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

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Long Beach is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Long Beach California, USA

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Newark is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Newark New Jersey, USA

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Miami Florida, USA

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5 9
Austin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Austin Texas, USA

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4 8
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Oakland California, USA

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
Los Angeles California, USA

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San Jose is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Walking
San Jose Silicon Valley, California, USA

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

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