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Downtown New Orleans at night
July 8, 2015

NOLA #2 City In North America

New Orleans was named the No. 2 city in the U.S. and Canada in the Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards 2015” readers’ survey.

Writes T+L:  “A decade after Katrina, New Orleans hasn’t just rebuilt and regrouped, it’s become a new kind of place altogether—one where dreamers and doers of every stripe are bringing the city back.”


The Top 10 Cities

1. Charleston
2. New Orleans
3. Savannah
4. Santa Fe
5. San Francisco
6. Quebec City
7. Chicago
8. New York City
9. Victoria (British COlumbia)
10. Asheville

The designation as a “World’s Best City” is New Orleans’ most recent accomplishment in a string of accolades including one of The New York Times’ “52 Places to Go in 2015,” the No. 1 “U.S. City for Business Travelers” by Condé Nast Traveler, one of the “Friendliest Cities in America” by Travel + Leisure and more.

You can read the entire report here.