Sep 3 2012

Top 10 Cities with the Worst Traffic

Category: Best List | Best of | new list | travelThe List Ninja @ 23:25

Does travelling in paradise provide the worst driving experience? A recent list by the team at Forbes calculated the Top 10 cities with the highest average time wasted in traffic and the list starts in the far west in the USA and moves east.  With satellite radio and Bluetooth for mobile phones built in, driving in cars is more productive and entertaining.  But many of us would trade the hours wasted in the car for a chance to visit one of the top 10 places to visit in Hawaii. Check out the list of the cities with the worst traffic.

1. Honolulu

Average annual time wasted in traffic (versus driving the same route on uncontested roads): 58 hours.

2. Los Angeles

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 56 hours.

3. San Francisco

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 48 hours.

4. New York City

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 57 hours.

5. Bridgeport, CT

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 42 hours.

6. Washington, D.C.

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 45 hours.

7. Seattle

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 33 hours.

8. Austin, TX

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 30 hours.

9. Boston

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 35 hours.

10. Chicago

Average annual time wasted in traffic: 36 hours.

How much time do you waste a year in traffic in your town?

Read the full article at MSNBC - Forbes

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Jun 22 2012

Top 10 List of Beaches in the USA

 Are you planning a vacation beach trip? Make sure you check out Dr. Beach’s Top 10 Beaches list as appeared on MSNBC. What makes a good beach? Warm clear water with smooth sand and minimal crowds or do you like a beach with lots of activity and nightlife? This list of the Top 10 beaches includes a little of every type of beach.  The beaches of Hawaii are mentioned twice and it is an amazing place to visit.  Here is the list of the Top 10 beaches in the USA for your review:

1.             Coronado Beach, Coronado, Calif.

2.             Kahanamoku Beach, Oahu, Hawaii

3.             Main Beach, East Hampton, N.Y.

4.             St. George Island State Park, St. George Island, Fla.

5.             Hamoa Beach, Maui, Hawaii

6.             Coast Guard Beach, Eastham, Mass.

7.             Waimanolo Bay Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii

8.             Cape Florida State Park, Key Biscayne, Fla.

9.             Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, S.C.

10.        Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks, N.C.


Which beach would you add to this Top 10 list?

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Jun 2 2012

Top 10 Worst Dressed Cities USA

Category: Best List | Best of | NFL | top 10 lists | travelThe List Ninja @ 01:56

According to a recent article, the folks in the Top 10 list of worst dressed cities have given up on fashion for practical reasons.  Some of the cities make sense, but some are surprising.  So please put on your best clothes when your visit any of the cities on the Top 10 worst dressed cities in order to help them escape from this list.

1.     Anchorage 

2.     Salt Lake City 

3.     Baltimore 

4.     Orlando 

5.     San Antonio, TX 

6.     Dallas / Fort Worth 

7.     Atlanta 

8.     Portland, Maine 

9.     Phoenix 

10.                      Kansas City, MO 

Which city would you add to the list of worst dressed?

Full article at T&L

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Jan 3 2012

Top 10 Drunkest Cities in USA

 Happy New Year! Did you drink a little too much to bring in the new year?

If you live in one of these Top 10 Drinking Cities then you probably were moving a little slow on New Year’s Day.  The team at The Daily Beast put together the most drunken cities list by taking into account statistics like average number of drinks per month, population over 21 years old, binge drinking and heavy drinking.  So grab a cold one and see if your city made this Top 10 List.

1.     Boston, MA – (Avg. Monthly Drinks per Person: 15.5)

2.     Springfield, MA

3.     Milwaukee, WI

4.     Reno, NV

5.     San Antonio, TX

6.     Chicago, IL

7.     Austin, TX

8.     St. Louis, MO

9.     San Diego, CA

10.       Tuscon, AZ



Check out the Top 25 list at Daily Beast to see more.  

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Mar 19 2011

Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World 2011

Category: Best List | facts | top 10 lists | travelThe List Ninja @ 04:03

Do you live near one of the world’s busiest airports? If you live in Atlanta, Georgia – You do. Being near the bigger airports definitely gives you more options for direct flights but the busiest the airports can be daunting. Check out this list of the Top 10 airports in the world that carries the most airline passengers before you book your next extreme vacation.

1. Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

 2. Beijing

3. Chicago O’Hare

4. London

5. Tokyo

6. Los Angeles

7. Paris De Gaulle

8. Dallas / Ft. Worth

9. Frankfurt

10. Denver Which of these airports provides the best experience?


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Oct 14 2010

Top 10 New Places to Go in Las Vegas

Category: Best List | Best of | Tips | top 10 lists | travelThe List Ninja @ 01:27

Going back to Las Vegas soon?  Even in a down economy, Las Vegas continues to add new attractions, restaurants and clubs to check out on your next trip.  What is on your Top 10 list of Top things to do in Las Vegas?   Here is a list of the Top 10 new things to do in the city of sin – Las Vegas:

·        PBR Rock Bar and Grill at Planet Hollywood – Ride the Bull!

·        Fantasy with Lorena Peril at Luxor – Hot, Hot, Hot

·        PetStay at Caesars, Imperial Palace & Rio – Going to the dogs

·        Eastside Lounge at Encore – Dueling Piano’s

·        Minus5 Ice Bar at Monte Carlo – Get your drink on below freezing

·        Sporting House at New York-New York – 130 TV’s for every event

·        King Ink at The Mirage – Get your new tattoo in a swanky joint

·        Rock & Rita’s at Circus Circus – High action at budget prices

·        Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas – New high end lodging near the CityCenter

·        Alex, Society Café & SW at the Wynn resorts are serving up vegan meals

How long do you think you party below freezing?


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