If having the best is important to you when traveling, “Conde Nast Traveler” is here to help. They’ve just released their 2023 Reader’s Choice Awards, which include resorts, hotels, cities, airlines, cruise lines and more. More than half a million readers have weighed in with their favorites and these are the winners.

  • The magazine splits the cities into two groups - big and small. Topping the list once again as the best small city in the U.S. is Charleston, South Carolina. Chicago wins for best big city, as it did in 2022, too.

The Top 10 Small U.S. Cities

  1. Charleston, South Carolina
  2. Santa Fe, New Mexico
  3. Alexandria, Virginia
  4. Greenville, South Carolina
  5. Savannah, Georgia
  6. Aspen, Colorado
  7. St. Augustine, Florida
  8. Pensacola, Florida
  9. Annapolis, Maryland
  10. Sedona, Arizona

Top 10 Big U.S. Cities

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • San Diego, California
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • San Francisco, California
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • New York, NY
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Miami, Florida

Other Readers’ Choice winners include (Check out the complete list here)

  • Top Small City in the World – Victoria, Canada
  • Top Big City in the World – Singapore
  • Top Country in the World – Japan
  • Top Hotel in the World – Colony Palms Hotel, Palm Springs, California
  • Top Resort in the World – L’Horizon Resort & Spa, Palm Springs, California
  • Top Spa Resort in the U.S. – Winvian Farm, Litchfield Hills, Connecticut
  • Top Airline in the World – Singapore Airlines
  • Top Airline U.S. Airline – Delta Airlines
  • Top Cruise Line; Mega Ship – Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Top Cruise Line; Large Ship – Virgin Voyages
  • Top Cruise Line; Medium Ship – Viking Ocean Cruises
  • Top Airport in the World – Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore
  • Top Airport in the U.S. – Savannah/Hilton Head, Savannah, Georgia

Source: Conde Nast Traveler

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