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America's Healthiest Cities to Visit

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San Francisco, CA

With its steep natural inclines, simply walking around San Francisco is an intense workout in itself. For a hard-core cardio session, the stairs are steep along the city’s famously crooked Lombard Street; those who prefer a flat path can walk across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Stay: The boutique Hotel Palomar created the free People in Motion Running Program. Each weekday at 7 a.m., local runners lead group jogs catered to different fitness levels.

Eat: Plum, opened in 2010 by star chef and forager Daniel Patterson in nearby Oakland, emphasizes grains and vegetables in dishes like bourbon barley risotto with celery root, lemon and kale.

Photo Courtesy of Plum

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