Honestly, I don’t know how we got here. An Alabama town was named the worst place to visit in the United States. Mind Your Dollars, listed out 40 cities that are the worst to visit in the United States.

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The rationale that placed these cities on the list is that “some places that exist that have less-than-stellar conditions for visiting, such as poverty, high crime rates, and unemployment” and included some are “just not all that exciting,” said Mind Your Dollars.

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“40 Worst Cities to Visit in The United States” According to Mind Your Dollars

St. Louis, Missouri

Detroit, Michigan

Reno, Nevada

Stockon, California

Memphis, Tennessee

New Haven, Connecticut

Oakland, California

Cleveland, Ohio

Baltimore, Maryland

Chicago, Illinois

Little Rock, Arkansas

Las Vegas, Nevada

Miami, Florida

Houston, Texas

New Orleans, Louisiana

Los Angeles, California

New York, New York

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

Bentonville, Arkansas

New Braunfels, Texas

Niagara Falls, New York

Boston, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts

Roswell, New Mexico

Alliance, Nebraska

Orlando, Florida

Ardmore, Oklahoma

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

McLean, Texas

Mitchell, South Dakota

Rehoboth, Delaware

Bloomington, Minnesota

Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Flint, Michigan

Compton, California

Gary, Indiana

Wow, shocking list of cities because of these spots I have visited and had a wonderful time.

Now, here comes the Alabama town that was named.

Decatur, Alabama

Canva | Jacob Harrison, Townsquare Media
Canva | Jacob Harrison, Townsquare Media



I demand a recount of facts. How in the world of ALL the cities in Alabama to pick for this “worst cities” list, they picked Decatur, Alabama?

Explain that to me.

Well, Mind Your Dollars noted about Decatur, Alabama is that it is home to the Point Mallard Water Park. Also, mentioned that it is “touted as the world’s first wave pool. However, since Alabama is along the Gulf Coast, you’d think people might want to visit actual waves instead.”

So … it gets on the list because it HAS a Water Park?

Dear Decatur, Alabama, we love and you shouldn’t be on this list. Period.

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