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Photos: Ten most chill major cities in the summertime -- and where Denver places

Last month, it got so toasty around here that we shared our list of the top ten Denver places to stay cool in a heat wave. But is Denver actually one of the least steamy major U.S. cities? That's the contention of BestPlaces.net, whose Bert Sperling has assembled a list of most chill major cities, and Denver's way up there. Check out the full, photo-illustrated roster below, complete with their respective chill index, plus Wikipedia climate info that occasionally contradicts the whole temperate concept. Stay cool!
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