Places You Wouldn't Want to Live in the U.S.
Are you thinking of relocating somewhere in the States? Make sure you take a look at the 12 worst places to live in the U.S. before you make any decisions about your next home base.
12. St. Louis, Missouri
Over 14% of St. Louis’ population is living below the poverty line. Out of 100,000 residents, every year 35.3 are murdered, which ranks it as one of America’s most dangerous cities too.
11. Reno, Nevada
Reno was the gambling capital of the US until Las Vegas was developed and “The Biggest Little City in the World” has been in economic decline ever since. Reno experiences nearly 39 annual crimes per 1,000 residents.
10. Modesto, California
Despite being home to the largest winery in the world, the unemployment rate was nearly 13% in 2014. Modesto ranks number one in the country for car theft and out of 200,000 residents, up to 10,000 are reported to be gang members.
9. Oakland, California
The economy in Oakland is strong with a good median household income. ($51,683.) However, home to around 50 gangs and a high violent crime rate, Oakland also suffers from high traffic congestion and poor air quality. 190% worse than the national average.
8. New Orleans, Louisiana
The “murder capital of the country, also has one of the worst toxic-substance records. New Orleans has still not recovered from Hurricane Katrina, and was ranked number two in “America’s Dirtiest Cities.”
7. Birmingham, Alabama
27.3% of residents live below the poverty line. Out of every 100,000 residents, 1400 are victims of violent crimes due to the prominent drug trade and high poverty rate.
6. Stockton, California
In 2012, the city filed for bankruptcy. Forbes voted Stockton as one of the most dangerous cities in America due to its high crime rates with over 20,000 violent and property crimes committed last year.
5. Memphis, Tennessee
Memphis is the largest city on the Mississippi River with over 20% of its inhabitants living below the poverty line. In Memphis you stand a 1 in 12 chance of being a victim of crime.
4. New Haven, Connecticut
Home of Yale University, the surrounding areas of New Haven are impoverished and crime ridden. Nearly 68 crimes occur annually for every 1,000 residents.
3. Cleveland, Ohio
Aside from being one of the most corrupt cities in the country, Cleveland also has harsh weather conditions, with an average of 60 inches of snowfall each year.
2. Detroit, Michigan
The city is suffering from urban decay with over 32% of residents living below the national poverty line. According to FBI Reports, Detroit has the highest rate of violent crime of any city over 200,000.
1. Camden, New Jersey
Camden has been on Forbes’ list of “America’s Most Miserable Cities” for years. Riddled with urban decay and political corruption, over 42% of its residents live below the poverty line. It also has 560% more crime than the national average.
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Fantastic inexpensive,Washington state hotel for $50 a night in Mid Summer 2012
AMAZING budget hotel..loved it!! McMenamins -Olympic hotel in Centralia, Washington state.Loved the sound of the trains at night.July 28th 2012 visit.Hope to try other Mcmenamins properties in the future.I popped the mattress of the top bunk bed and laid it flat on the floor for my friend Cynthia..all other rooms were booked..this was a fun experience!!
Like going back 70 years in time..hotel also has A movie theatre with beverage and food service,chairs..or couches..we watched Rock of ages..and Haley..you are a wonderfull waitress,sooo friendly!! Sorry about the cheapo's I saw not tipping you...your the best!!
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Amtrak's Coast Starlight: Los Angeles to Seattle
Climb aboard Amtrak's Coast Starlight for a trip through some of the most spectacular scenery in the western United States. We'll follow the train on its 1,377 mile long journey from Los Angeles, California to Seattle, Washington along the Pacific Ocean, through river valleys, and up over forested mountain ranges. Along the way, we'll make a few brief side trips to some notable landmarks. The Coast Starlight is one of Amtrak's premiere long distance passenger trains and this video gives you just about the most complete coverage of the train you can find anywhere. Don't miss your ticket for the Coast Starlight! All aboard!
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Forgotten River Ghost Town: Abandoned America
We have released an updated history video regarding Thurmond, West Virginia. Please click the following link to view it,
In today's Abandoned America, we explore the forgotten town of Thurmond, West Virginia. Laying within the New River Gorge, Thurmond was once a rich and thriving Boom town. After coal began to move away from the gorge, so did the residents. What's left of the town are a few buildings and railroad tracks.
Explore lost America with Pexped. Walk into abandoned settlements, schools, hospitals, towns and more while learning about the history of each location. View everything from the twisted medical practices of a sanatorium or the strict rules of a boarding school, Pexped will take you back in time and show you the America that was left behind. Have questions about each location? Be sure to contact us at Contactus@pexped.com
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Train across USA: #1 Coast Starlight sleeper class service Seattle-Portland, Oregon 2016-05-09
A Coast Starlight train--Amtrak's signature long-haul West Coast train--leaves Seattle's refurbished King Street Station destined for Los Angeles.
Amtrak's guide to highlights of this route, the Coast Starlight route:
Online passenger reviews of the Coast Starlight:
This video series covers the trip from Seattle's King Street Station past south Puget Sound, and crossing the Columbia River to Union Station in Portland, whose name, as mentioned by on board volunteers, was decided upon by a coin-flip. Portland is the largest city in the state of Oregon, while Salem (an hour south of Portland to be seen on the next video on this trip), is the capital city of Oregon.
The series continues with a stop in Eugene, the upper Willamette River, sunset in the Cascade, and an early morning arrival in Sacramento, California's capital city.
Additionally linked videos carry the trip east on Amtrak's California Zephyr through Nevada, Utah,, and the Great Plains, before crossing the Mississippi River into Illinois and, a few hours after, arriving in Chicago.
After yet one more night, Amtrak's The City of New Orleans signature service brings the trip to its destination at, New Orleans, in Louisiana.
This video cover the Seattle-to-Portland section of this rail journey. On board service and amenities are announced at appropriate times. These are supplemented and additional highlights are introduced by the time-stamp log below and by on-screen annotations throughout this video.
On the Coast Starlight, Parlour Car access (where a fee-based wine-tasting hour is offered south of Portland--shown on the next video) is exclusively for business class and sleeping car passengers.
0:01-4:10 Trip information announcements from train crew & National Parks Service interpreters
0:01 Century Link Field: Home of the Seattle Seahawks
4:15-5:30 Leaving King Street Station, Seattle
Century Link Field: Home of the Seattle Seahawks
5:47-7:58 Parlour Car service information
6:00-6:47 Safeco Field, Seattle
8:58-10:12 Cafe car aservice information
10:25-12:03 Restroom location and safety announcement
12:05-13:40 Parlour Car dining options announcement
14:33 Tacoma WA station stop
14:45-14:55 Point Ruston, Tacoma WA
15:19-15:50 Nelson Bennett Tunnel, Point Defiance, Tacoma WA
16:00 Tacoma Narrows, South Puget Sound
16:55-17:55 Tacoma Narrows Bridge, WA
[Original bridge collpased in 1940:
20:00-23:05 University Place, WA
23:08-25:45 Steilacoom, WA
23:50-24:00 Sunnyside Beach Park, Steilacoom, WA
24:35-24:55 Pierce County Ferry, Steilacoom WA
25:25 McNeil Island
25:40-27:05 Ketron Island WA
27:35-29:55 Anderson Island, WA
36:10 Centralia WA station stop
36:50-37:05 Parlour Car vending case & lunch service
37:05 Train leaving Centralia WA
37:34-38:00 Parlour Car table service
38:00-38:40 Dining car procedure announcement
40:38 Longview-Kelso WA station stop
40:50 Cowlitz River, WA
40:54-41:30 Columbia River through Cowlitz County, WA
41:30-41:44 Interstate 5 southbound through Cowlitz County, WA
41:44-41:54 Columbia River through Cowlitz County, WA
41:54-42:19 Interstate 5 southbound through Cowlitz County, WA
42:20-42:28 Port of Vancouver, WA
42:30 Vancouver, WA station stop
42:38-43:25 Crossing Columbia River from Washington to Oregon
42:38-43:15 Portland, OR station stop procedure announcement
43:18 National Park Service interpretative announcement on Columbia River
44:15 Hayden Island, Portland, OR
44:15-44:45 Crossing North Portland Harbor on Oregon Slough Railroad Bridge
45:05-45:45 Crossing Willamette River Bridge to downtown Portland, OR
45:10-45:45 National Park Service interpretative announcement on naming of City of Portland
52:00 Arriving at Union Station, Portland, OR
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Hwy 20, riding through the town of Twisp, WA.
Entering the town of Twisp from the north on Highway 20, we ride though the town and over the bridge that spans the Methow River. Continuing onwards from the bridge and passing through the eastern side of town. We continue staying on Highway 20 by making a left turn and heading into the mountains towards the area of Loup Loup Pass.
Music: Llewellyn (Across The Loch)(edited)
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The World's Most Unusual Hotels - McMenamins Olympic Club - Portland, OR
Take a tour of McMenamins Olympic Club in Centralia, United States - part of the World's Most Unusual Hotels series by GeoBeats.