Apparently Midtown’s janky charm is lost on Conde Nast Traveler-reading sophisticates.
CNTraveler released its top ten most unfriendly cities in the U.S., ranked based on a reader survey. Sacramento rolled in at number ten, making us a smidge nicer than the other California cities to make the list – Annaheim (9), Los Angeles (6) and Oakland (2).
The reasoning, according to CNTraveler:
Sacramento might be California’s capital, but it’s “a real disappointment." One reader comments that it’s a “bit dingy, for being capital of such a beautiful state” and labels the city as “not very impressive or classy or interesting.”
Correct me if I’m wrong, but dingy, unimpressive, classless and dull people can still be nice, right?
The thread on the subreddit r/Sacramento has over 70 replies.
– I’m a southern california native and I spent all of 2012 in the Sacramento area and I have to disagree that it’s an unfriendly city. I met a lot of friendly, down-to-earth people.
– I have friends in San Francisco and Los Angeles that were told how shitty Sacramento was, than they visited me and had a great time. They come back frequently and have told their friends they were wrong and even talk up Sacramento. I love my friends.
Here’s what our twitter following had to say:
What do you think? Are we a bunch of assholes, or are CNTraveler readers just not well versed in the distinction between jank and jerk?