Friendliest Cities to Visit – The Top 10

Have a new year’s resolution to travel more? For those with a sense of adventure, consider a city where you can be welcomed by the locals, make some new friends and hear some fun stories. Here’s our list of the top 10 friendliest cities to visit in 2019.

10. New Orleans, Louisiana

After enduring Hurricane Katrina, the people of New Orleans won’t let anything damper on their spirits. There is always a party or festival in this historic town. And the locals are more than willing to include you and tell you about all that is New Orleans.

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Austin, Texas

9. Austin, Texas

The laid back atmosphere of  Austin makes it a great place to meet new people. The locals love to talk, and they lover their music. A great place to catch up and coming musicians, it is no wonder Austin is home to the South X Southwest music festival every year.

8. Edinburgh, Scotland

Pubs are full of friendly locals more than happy to give you directions or tell you where the best places are to grab a bite. They make Edinburgh with is medieval streets and buildings a joy for visitors to frequent.

7. Auckland, New Zealand

This friendly and safe city of New Zealand has all the charms of a small town. The clean city and cheerful residents, along with some amazing Victorian style architecture makes Auckland a popular tourist destination.

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Savannah, Georgia

6. Savannah, Georgia

With it’s beautiful moss covered gardens, canopied trees, and gorgeous Colonial era buildings, it is easy to see why the locals in Savannah embody southern hospitality.

5. Sydney, Australia

Australians love to make new friends and Sydney is no exception. The harbor is stunning, and with all there is to see and do, you are bound to meet some great people and see some amazing modern architecture.

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Dublin, Ireland

4. Dublin, Ireland

 The people of Dublin are nice, down to Earth, and always willing to grab a pint with you. The outdoor tables bustle with friendly banter during lunch hours, and the locals know their history and love to share.

3. Copenhagen, Denmark

 Known for being one of the world’s best places to live, it is no wonder the locals here always seem so happy. The Dane’s are remarkably hospitable. Be sure to ask them for a restaurant suggestion, as Copenhagen is known for it’s cutting edge top notch dining establishments.

2. Amsterdam, Netherlands

 The gorgeous city of Amsterdam, known for its sprawling canals, ‘coffee’ shops, and relaxed attitude is a wonderful place to visit. Hop on a bike, it’s one of the friendliest bike cities in the world and cyclists always have the right of way. 

1. Reykjavik, Iceland

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Reykjavik, Iceland


Voted one of the happiest places on the planet, Reykjavik is absolutely stunning. Glaciers, amazing rolling hillsides, along with spewing active geysers make for quite some sights to see. There are natural hot springs thought to have healing properties, and communal pools where the locals gather to talk about events of the day.

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Written by Shawn Romanick, web author

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