While putting out a welcome sign with one hand, THEY are picking your pockets with the other. What I am talking about, you ask? US Local Governments of course: As a traveler, you are being robbed with involuntary visitor taxes.
A Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) report studies this where the Worst 10 and the Best 10, are shown in the following two tables. (Note on the methodology is that it used same hotel rate, car rate and restaurant food bill to calculate the added tax).