Top Ten Most Overrated U.S. Cities

The Top Ten

1 Las Vegas Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.

Why is this here? I mainly come here for sightseeing, eating, some shows, and some partying, but not gambling. I'll NEVER get bored of this place!

It's not to bad if you are only there for a day or two to see a concert/convention, but if you are there just to sight-see and you're not into gambling or partying, then you will get bored very quick. I knew it was bad when by the first night I was there, I already wanted to go home.

The Vegas you know is different from what I know. Vegas is great

Pretty much worthless if you're not into gambling or debauchery. - SplashMoun10

2 New York City The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

I never understood why New York City gets so much praise there's a lot of good things but there's also a lot of bad things about it to - christangrant

I like New York City quite a lot, but I do have to admit it's pretty overrated. - SplashMoun10

Too crowded for me anyways...

3 San Francisco San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a city in, and the cultural, commercial, and financial center of, Northern California.

Lovely sights, but that's about it. - SplashMoun10

4 Los Angeles

I'd say it's worth visiting at least once, but overall, it's much more style over substance with this city. - SplashMoun10

5 Miami Miami, officially the City of Miami, is the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida. Miami is the seat of Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida.
6 Boston Boston is Massachusetts’ capital and largest city. Founded in 1630, it’s one of the oldest cities in the U.S.

It’s boring and people are rude

7 Washington D.C
8 Philadelphia Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor more.
9 Chicago Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. Chicago is considered one of the most important business centers in the world. more.
10 Houston Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated population of 2.312 million in 2017. It is the most populous city in the Southern United States and on the Gulf Coast of the United States.

Locals do not like LGBT folks, unfortunately.

The Contenders

11 Portland Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers.

Antifa. Enough said

12 Phoenix Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of Arizona, with 1,626,000 people. It is also the fifth most populous city in the United States, and the most populous American state capital, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents.Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix more.

Literally a cultureless desert filled with boring suburbs. Imagine Las Vegas without casinos and the entertainment and full of old folks. That's what Phoenix is

13 San Diego

I agree, this place is terrible. Ice cold in winter, blazing hot in summer, plus horrible smoggy conditions with constant wind, and such a boring place. Whatever you do, DO NOT move here!

14 Anaheim

Disneyland is NOT the happiest place on earth!

15 Dallas
16 Baltimore
17 Honolulu Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It is an unincorporated part of and the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu along the southeast coast of the island of Oʻahu.

Okay, this is going to be an awfully long one. If you’re agoraphobic, summer is absolute hell. This is because of the heat that would travel all across your room, unless you have an AC. If you hate sunlight, then I certainly can’t recommend this city since the sun shines more than the moon, even during the “winter” days of this city. When the sun shines, it shines awfully bright all over your face. Also, the city is densely populated to the point where you can barely even know where you are at one point or another. There is hidden discrimination (although for a rational reason sometimes) against the whites, some have a coherent reason to do so, but others aren’t recommended to do so because they weren’t pulled away from their land. Oh boy, don’t even get me started on the traffic. The density of the people living over in the city is a factor into the traffic, combined with the average tourist count of >2k a day, making the traffic even more painful than it already ...more

18 Paradise, NV

This is Vegas

19 Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2017 population of 486,290, it is also the 38th most-populous city in the United States.
20 Orlando, Florida
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