“Travel & Leisure” just released its annual list of America’s favorite cities. Each year, they poll people who’ve actually LIVED in each spot, not just visited. So they’re all good places to go on vacation OR settle down.
The big winners this year are Norfolk, Virginia . . . New Orleans . . . and Buffalo, New York. They made the top three overall, and also placed high in a few other categories.
The top 10 cities overall are Norfolk . . . New Orleans . . . Buffalo . . . Santa Fe . . . San Francisco . . . Chicago . . . Indianapolis . . . Nashville . . . Greenville, South Carolina . . . and Rochester, New York. (Here are the top 20.)
The ten best cities for FOOD are New Orleans . . . Norfolk . . . Buffalo . . . San Francisco . . . Santa Fe . . . Chicago . . . New York . . . Portland, Oregon . . . Scottsdale . . . and Louisville. (Here are the top 20.)
The ten FRIENDLIEST cities are Buffalo . . . Norfolk . . . Greenville . . . New Orleans . . . San Antonio . . . Indianapolis . . . Nashville . . . Louisville . . . Fort Worth . . . and Milwaukee. (Here are the top 20.)
And the ten most UNDERRATED cities are Norfolk . . . Buffalo . . . Indianapolis . . . Cleveland . . . Grand Rapids . . . Milwaukee . . . Rochester . . . Birmingham . . . Kansas City . . . and Minneapolis. (Here are the top 20.)