Press Release

Savannah Named No. 6 Small City in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler Readers

Summer Bozeman


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SAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah is ranked the No. 6 small city in the United States according to the Condé Nast Traveler readers’ survey announced today and available now at Other notable cities recognized on the list include Santa Fe, Santa Barbara, Aspen and Laguna Beach.

Over 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, sharing their recent travel experiences of the world’s cities, islands, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, and airports.

Visit Savannah President Joseph Marinelli says the fact that the accolade is based on visitor reviews makes it especially gratifying. “Being among this exceptional list of the finest cities in the country is quite special for Savannah,” he says, “but being put there by the actual readers of Condé Nast Traveler is what makes it the honor that it is.”

Top 15 Small Cities in the U.S. 2017

  1. Charleston, SC
  2. Aspen, CO
  3. Greenville, SC
  4. Santa Fe, NM
  5. Laguna Beach, CA
  6. Savannah, GA
  7. Telluride, CO
  8. Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  9. Park City, UT
  10. Santa Barbara, CA
  11. Portland, OR
  12. Sedona, AZ
  13. Monterey, CA
  14. Asheville, NC
  15. Newport, RI

Savannah was noted for its ornate architecture, “snappable views” and upscale accommodations.

All the winners will be celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler as well as online at

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For media assistance, contact Summer Bozeman at [email protected] or 912.644.6429.

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Visit Savannah serves as the official destination marketing organization for the Savannah area tourism industry and is committed to driving economic prosperity in the greater Savannah community through increased overall visitation and related spending while continuing to build upon Savannah’s image as a world-class destination.