Destination Places #4 Among All U.S. Cities in Annual World’s Best Survey

July 11, 2018: : Santa Fe ranked No. 4 on the “Top 15 Cities in the United States” list in the 2018 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, an annual survey driven by the outlet’s more than 300,000 readers. With the announcement of the 2018 awards, this marks the third year in a row that Santa Fe has made it into the top five destinations on this list of the most beloved American travel locations.

“We’re honored to be recognized year after year by the travel-savvy readers of Travel + Leisure, and feel that it reflects Santa Fe’s commitment to provide a truly authentic experience for people interested in culture, history, the arts, cuisine, one-of-a-kind shopping, the outdoors, rejuvenation and wellness,” said TOURISM Santa Fe Executive Director Randy Randall. “The Santa Fe community works incredibly hard every day to make this a reality, and we thank the thousands of readers who voted.”

In addition to the city’s awards, two Santa Fe area resorts, Sunrise Springs Spa Resort and Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa ranked No. 3 and No. 5 in the “Top 10 Domestic Destination Spas” category, respectively.

The complete list of awards is now available online at and will appear in the magazine’s August issue. For more on Santa Fe, please visit

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