Published on: Jul. 7, 2016
Savannah Ranked No. 3 City in U.S. and No 9. in World by Travel + Leisure

Savannah is ranked No. 3 city in the United States and No. 9 city in the world, according to the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016 readers’ survey announced today and available now on

Making its first appearance on the world’s best cities list coming in at No. 9, Savannah was ranked No. 7 in 2015 on the U.S. list, leaping to No. 3 for 2016.

The new survey from Time Inc.’s Travel + Leisure reveals the top travel destinations and companies in the U.S. and around the globe, from cities and islands to cruise lines, airlines, hotels and more. Cities are rated on sights/landmarks, culture, food, friendliness, shopping, and value. 


1.            Charleston, South Carolina            

2.            New Orleans

3.            Savannah, Georgia

4.            Santa Fe, Mexico

5.            Nashville

6.            San Francisco

7.            Chicago

8.            New York City

9.            Austin, Texas

10.         Asheville, North Carolina

Travel + Leisure readers rated their favorite hotels, cities, islands, destination spas, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators, car-rental companies, and more. The World’s Best Awards 2016 readers’ survey results (listed by overall and regional rankings) and survey methodology are featured on now and is the cover story of the August issue of the magazine, on newsstands July 15.

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