Being born and raised in Minnesota you start to hear all these crazy nicknames for different towns throughout the land of 10,000 lakes. From Duluth, to St. Cloud and even Forest Lake, here some strange nicknames for the cities.
Some of the most highly revered travel spots in the nation make up this year’s annual Travel and Leisure America’s Dirtiest Cities. The dirty list was compiled from reader surveys that asked participants to rank 35 metropolitan areas in regards to culture, dining, shopping, as well as cleanliness and the overall feeling of safety felt in those places.
Big city living isn’t for everyone — the noise, crowds and crime are a lot to deal with. So if you’ve got your heart set on something a bit less chaotic, you may want to check out this year’s list of America’s best small cities.