Can you feel the love? Amazon ranks most romantic cities

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Thursday, February 2, 2017
  • San Antonio, Texas, topped Amazon's list of most romantic cities.
  • Miami, Florida, ranked #2 on Amazon's list.
  • Alexandria, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C., came in third place.
  • Orlando, Florida, ranked as the nation's third most romantic city.
  • Salt Lake City, Utah, is the nation's fifth most romantic city.
  • Knoxville, Tennessee, ranked sixth in Amazon's list of most romantic cities.
  • Cincinnati, Ohio, is the nation's seventh most romantic city.
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, came in eighth place on Amazon's list of most romantic cities.
  • Atlanta, Georgia, is the country's ninth most romantic city, according to Amazon.
  • Columbia, South Carolina, ranked as the eleventh most romantic city.
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San Antonio, Texas, topped Amazon's list of most romantic cities.

You can cut the sexual tension in San Antonio with a knife, at least based on what San Antonians are buying on Amazon.

The online retail giant recently analyzed purchasing data across the country to determine which American municipalities are the most romantic, and our neighbors to the south topped the list.

The following cities rounded out the top 20:

  1. San Antonio, Texas
  2. Miami, Florida
  3. Alexandria, Virginia
  4. Orlando, Florida
  5. Salt Lake City, Utah
  6. Knoxville, Tennessee
  7. Cincinnati, Ohio
  8. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  9. Atlanta, Georgia
  10. Ann Arbor, Michigan
  11. Columbia, South Carolina
  12. Vancouver, Washington
  13. Gainesville, Florida
  14. Seattle, Washington
  15. Scottsdale, Arizona
  16. Tampa, Florida
  17. Las Vegas, Nevada
  18. Portland, Oregon
  19. Rochester, New York

Worth noting: Philadelphia -- which translates literally to 'city of brotherly love' -- didn't make the list at all.

In creating the list, Amazon examined who was buying romance novels, relationship books, romantic comedy movies, romantic music and -- of course -- "sexual wellness products".

There is one piece good news for hopeless romantics in Houston: Space City was among the cities that streamed the most love songs on Amazon Music. Some of the most requested romantic songs tunes "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran, "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston and "Ring of Fire" by Johnny Cash.