New Orleans still ranks near the top of best U.S. cities to visit, according to readers of a popular travel publication.
Described as “a foodie mecca,” New Orleans was named the No. 2 city in Travel+Leisure’s “Top 15 Cities in the U.S.” The publication’s readers rated cities on qualities including sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping and overall value.
Charleston, South Carolina was named the No. 1 city for 2018.
New Orleans was also in the No. 2 spot in Travel+Leisure’s “America’s Favorite Places” in 2017.
For a look at the full list of top cities in 2018, click here.