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Old June 28th, 2010, 08:01 AM   #1
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Most Beautiful City in North America?

Usually European cities dominate threads like this, so let's limit it to North America.

My Top 5

1. San Francisco
2. Vancouver
3. Quebec City
4. Charleston
5. Guanajuato
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Old June 28th, 2010, 08:12 AM   #2
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1. New York City
2. Vancouver
3. San Francisco
4. Seattle
5. Miami
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Old June 28th, 2010, 08:19 AM   #3
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Boston!
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Old June 28th, 2010, 08:57 AM   #4
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no pics?
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Old June 28th, 2010, 04:35 PM   #5
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I'm not sure how I would rank a Top 5, but I would certainly include these two cities in it!

Quebec City

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Havana

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Old June 28th, 2010, 10:09 PM   #6
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Not in a specific order:

Quebec city
Vancouver
New York City
Boston
Montreal

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http://media.photobucket.com/image/m...treal3.jpg?o=7

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Old June 28th, 2010, 10:56 PM   #7
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As Mexico is part of North America, I think many Mexican cities must be considered for the raking. For me the most beautiful is Guanajuato, but Mexico City, Puebla, Campeche and other cities have very impressing historical downtowns. Out of Mexico I think in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Quebec and Vancouver.
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Old June 29th, 2010, 12:37 AM   #8
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I would pick Seattle, New York City, Dallas, San Francisco and Atlanta.
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PANAMA CITY, PANAMA ...Home of today's tallest in Latin America
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS .. "Home of the Alamo"

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Old June 29th, 2010, 12:39 AM   #9
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Haven't been to Mexico or Canada but I would probably pick cities in those two countries with familiar characteristics to the ones I like
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Old June 29th, 2010, 01:14 AM   #10
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WITHOUT ANY DOUBTS:

1) HAVANA, CUBA (the best mix of architectures from all spheres of influence in the world, mainly European colonial, in a tropical paradise. So sad there's a despicable dictatorship in power..)
2)Vancouver
3)Quebec
4)New York
5)San Francisco

Honorable Mentions:

Washington DC
Miami
Seattle
Mexico City

and of course these are only my personal opinion..
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Old June 29th, 2010, 02:45 AM   #11
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Most beautiful capital
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Old June 29th, 2010, 03:00 AM   #12
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Montreal
New York
Vancouver
Quebec City
Boston
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Old June 29th, 2010, 03:09 AM   #13
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New York
Vancouver
Quebec City
Boston
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Old June 29th, 2010, 03:50 AM   #14
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Panama city is quite beatiful, new york is overrated it really is not good looking at all

also this picture is from Arlington Virginia suburb of Washington DC which has no skyline due to a restriction on buildings over 90 feet tall, hence the skyline grew up in the suburbs. this is an outdated image, this city and many others around it have grown up just like this,but I like arlington's look the most
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Old June 29th, 2010, 04:04 AM   #15
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Of the larger cities, I think Montreal, San Francisco, and San Juan from my experience.

There are a lot of gorgeous little towns though all over
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Old June 29th, 2010, 04:51 AM   #16
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Panama city is quite beatiful, new york is overrated it really is not good looking at all
Say that to a New Yorkers face i dare you
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Old June 29th, 2010, 09:50 AM   #17
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Panama City is NOT in North America... North America = CAN + USA + MEX (and just maybe Cuba)



for me the top beautiful cities are:

1 New York City
2 Quebec
3 Mexico City
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Old June 29th, 2010, 10:21 AM   #18
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Say that to a New Yorkers face i dare you
Im not afraid of new yorkers at all, i just say it how i see it, its a nice city, good for a visit once in a while, but i feel like its overrated. there are much better looking cities in the country and the world, just because its the "biggest" in the country doesn't make it the most beautiful.

also, panama city is in north America, check your atlas there is no "Central America" continent, north America includes all of what you think is Central America
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Old June 29th, 2010, 10:41 AM   #19
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Panama City is NOT in North America... North America = CAN + USA + MEX (and just maybe Cuba)
Dude, Panama is in north America. Canada, the United States, Mexico, central America, the Caribbean, and Greenland make up north America. This is very basic grade school geography. Continents refer to the large land masses on our planet, not culture, economy, politics, or any other characteristic.

It's shocking how many people don't know the continents. Isn't that the first thing the teacher does in geography class?

Maybe this will help you: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_America

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well in his defense, i thought it was a separate continent until earlier today too :p i guess thats what they taught us here in USA
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