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Philly hasn't gotten any cuter

Philadelphia again is at the bottom of a list.

Philly hasn't gotten any cuter

A stink was raised last year when Travel + Leisure mag ranked Philadelphia 25th of 25 cities in terms of "most attractive people." The 2008 list, just released, shows absolutely no change.

At least we're third in historic sites.

2008 AMERICA’S FAVORITE CITIES SURVEY – CATEGORY RANKING HIGHLIGHTS

FRIENDLIEST PEOPLE
1. Charleston
2. Austin
3. Minneapolis/St. Paul

25. Los Angeles

MOST ATTRACTIVE PEOPLE
1. Miami
2. San Diego
3. Austin

25. Philadelphia

MOST INTELLIGENT PEOPLE
1. Seattle
2. Minneapolis/St. Paul
3. Austin

25. Los Angeles

CLEANEST CITY
1. Portland, Oregon
2. Minneapolis/St. Paul
3. Austin

25. New Orleans

BEST FOR A ROMANTIC ESCAPE
1. Honolulu
2. Charleston
3. San Francisco

25. Washington, D.C.

BEST HOLIDAY/WINTER TRAVEL
1. Honolulu
2. New York
3. Phoenix/Scottsdale

25. Atlanta

MOST AFFORDABLE
1. San Antonio
2. Nashville
3. Minneapolis/St. Paul

25. New York

BEST FOR A WILD WEEKEND
1. Las Vegas
2. New Orleans
3. Miami

25. Santa Fe

BEST HISTORICAL SITES/MONUMENTS
1. Washington, DC
2. Boston
3. Philadelphia

25. Orlando

BEST WEATHER
1. Honolulu
2. San Diego
3. Miami

25. Chicago

BEST FOR A FAMILY VACATION
1. Orlando
2. San Diego
3. Washington, DC

25. Las Vegas

BEST FOR AN ACTIVE/ADVENTURE VACATION
1. Honolulu
2. Denver
3. Portland, Oregon

25. Philadelphia

Michael Klein Philly.com
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