When you think about danger and travelling, you likely think about the kinds of criminals and criminality that you might encounter in some foreign country. To be sure, there are definitely some places around the world – many of them popular – where one always needs to keep one’s wits about oneself…
However, danger isn’t solely confined to areas that lie outside the borders of the United States. In fact, there are actually some places you can visit within the United States that are almost as dangerous as some of the most notorious places on the planet!
On the list below, we’re going to take a look at the 10 most dangerous places to visit in America. Now, before you immediately cross these destinations off of your list, be sure to keep this in mind. While these places may be more dangerous than others, they’re still incredibly safe – provided that you stay safe and know where you’re going.
Further, some of these places are honestly among the coolest places to visit in the country… So, live a little! Just because a place is more dangerous than some Podunk town in the middle of nowhere, that doesn’t mean you should pass it by!
1. Kansas City, Missouri
If you’re a person who’s on a quest for some of America’s best barbecue, then Kansas City needs to make your travel list.
2. Watch Out!
However, crime has been on the rise here in recent years, so you’ll definitely want to keep your wits about you.
3. Little Rock, Arkansas
As the capital of Arkansas, there’s certainly much and more to see and do in this American city.
4. Long-Running Problems
However, problems that have their roots in the Civil Rights era continue to exacerbate crime in the city.
5. Rockford, Illinois
Even though Rockford is the third-largest city in the state, it continues to rival the state’s largest city in one important category.