The 10 Most Relaxing Cities in the U.S.


Chicago ranks 10th. In warmer weather, Chicago boasts about 90 walking pathways. Air quality is 56.6 out of 100.


Boston, Massachusetts, ninth most calm. It has a higher air quality rating (74.5) and fewer tourists (1.74 million yearly) than the others.


Miami, Florida, a lively city, is also one of the calmest. Miami receives 8.12 million tourists annually, however its air quality is 70.3 out of 100.


Air quality (76.1 out of 100) and noise and light pollution (53.3 out of 100) contribute to Seattle's pleasant atmosphere.


Houston has the third-most walking pathways (87) and 55.9 out of 100 noise and light pollution.

Las Vegas

Las Vegas is known for its glitter and glamour, so it may surprise you that it's the fourth most calm city in the U.S.," experts stated. If you know where to look, Vegas has plenty of peace and quiet.


The Katy Trail, which passes through lush greenery, is one of 52 walking pathways. The Dallas Museum of Art and the Sixth Floor Museum in Dealey Plaza are two great museums in the city.


Honolulu is ideal for city vacationers in Hawaii. Its air quality is second best at 75 out of 100, while its noise and light pollution are 50 and 50, respectively.


Atlanta, the runner-up, is peaceful despite its busyness. Visit the Georgia Aquarium, Botanical Garden, National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and High Museum of Art.

Juneau, Alaska

Travel experts say Juneau is perfect for nature and animal lovers, with lots of isolation and natural beauty to restore your spirit.