Hilton Head tops 'Travel and Leisure' list of top U.S. islands, Savannah third top city

Hilton Head tops 'Travel and Leisure' list of top U.S. islands, Savannah third top city

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - Travel and Leisure Magazine has released its Best Cities and Best Islands in the United States, and two of our very own areas made the cut.

Savannah was voted as the number three city in the United States, and Hilton Head Island was named the number one island in the Continental United States!

Savannah was also ranked as the ninth best city in the world, according to readers' surveys. Charleston was named the number one city in the U.S. and the number one city in the world.

Cities are rated on sights/landmarks, culture, food, friendliness, shopping, and value

To see a complete list, view below.

TOP 10 CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES 2016
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • New Orleans
  • Savannah, Georgia
  • Santa Fe, Mexico
  • Nashville
  • San Francisco
  • Chicago
  • New York City
  • Austin, Texas
  • Asheville, North Carolina

Hilton Head ranked number one in the Top Islands in the Continental U.S., which are rated on natural attractions/beaches, activities/sights, restaurants/food, people/friendliness and value. Kiawah Island, SC and Mount Desert Island, ME ranked second and third on the list.

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