Phoenix/Scottsdale Makes Travel+Leisure Magazine's List of America's Rudest Cities

Phoenix/Scottsdale made Travel+Leisure magazine's list of America's Rudest Cities.

In fact, the Phoenix metro area moved up four slots to No. 8 over last year's ranking.

Here's the blurb on the Valley of the Sun:

"Feeling some heat? Phoenix/Scottsdale moved into the top 10 this year after placing at No. 12 last year. Perhaps the locals get fatigued by the snowbirds that fly in as soon as the local weather turns pleasant: the area ranked as the third-best winter destination."

"New York ultimately claimed the title of No. 1 rudest city, a dubious award determined as part of T+L's annual America's Favorite Cities survey, in which readers rank 35 major cities in categories such as the best pizza, the most pedestrian-friendly streets, and even the most reliable wireless coverage," writes Katrina Brown Hunt for Travel+Leisure.

Top 10 list of rude cities:

10. Orlando

9. Baltimore

8. Phoenix/Scottsdale

7. Atlanta

6. Dallas/Fort Worth

5. Boston

4. Los Angeles

3. Washington, D.C.

2. Miami

1. New York City

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