San Antonio ranked 9th-best U.S. city by Travel + Leisure readers

San Antonio was named the ninth-most effective metropolis in the place by Journey + Leisure readers in the 2022 edition of an once-a-year ranking. San Antonio rated sixth in 2021 and seventh in 2020. 

For the 10th consecutive time, Charleston, S.C., ranked 1st in the “World’s Best Awards” survey, as audience sought “towns with a fun-loving spirit, scrumptious regional cuisine and historic web pages,” Vacation + Leisure wrote. 

Readers were questioned to fee metropolitan areas primarily based on sights and landmarks, lifestyle, cuisine, “friendliness,” procuring and over-all worth. Southern and Western states dominated the 15-town list, with just 3 metropolitan areas from the Northeast and Midwest generating the reduce. Even though San Antonio was Texas’ only metropolis in the major 10, Austin wasn’t far guiding at No. 11. 

“The meals, especially at the mom-and-pop restaurants, is wonderful and extremely assorted,” one particular Vacation + Leisure reader wrote, while a different mentioned the city’s ambassadors, inhabitants who are all over to greet people today, answer thoughts and support in any way they can. 

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Austin-Bergstrom International Airport was named sixth amid “greatest domestic airports,” the only Texas airport producing the checklist.

This yr and final yr, only one particular Texas establishment made the checklist of 15 finest continental hotels. This yr, Houston’s Publish Oak Lodge rated 13th, and past calendar year, San Antonio’s Emma Hotel rated seventh.

A few San Antonio-place resorts designed the list of 10 greatest in Texas: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Place Vacation resort & Spa was No. 7, La Cantera Vacation resort & Spa was No. 8, and Hyatt Regency Hill State Vacation resort & Spa was No. 10. 

On the greatest metropolitan areas listing, San Antonio came in at the rear of No. 8 Alexandria, Va., and in advance of No. 10 Boston. The best five remained relatively the same as the 12 months right before, with Charleston adopted by New Orleans, Santa Fe, N.M., and Savannah, Ga. Honolulu, New York and Chicago also surpassed San Antonio on this year’s study. 

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