The 8 Rudest US Cities Miami is not-so-friendly: survey By Arden Dier, Newser Staff Posted Jul 7, 2016 7:39 AM CDT 88 comments Comments The sun begins to set over Miami, May 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) (Newser) – Lost in Miami? It might be better to buy a map than ask locals for directions. That's because the city tops Travel and Leisure's list of the rudest US cities. Travelers ranked cities based on how pleasant locals seem, and while rudeness can be subjective, Travel and Leisure notes hot weather may make some residents cranky, while in-your-face sports fans may also be off-putting. The top eight: Miami Phoenix New York City Los Angeles Philadelphia Salt Lake City Boston Dallas Click for the full list or the worst US cities to call home.