BY Kathleen Roberts |

Where to go next!

TOP US CITIES – 2009 TRAVEL & LEISURE SURVEY RESULTS ARE IN. Travelers were asked to rank 30 cities across the country in over 55 categories ranging from culture and restaurants to hotels, nightlife, and shopping.
CULTURE

Museums/Galleries Theater
  1. Washington, D.C.
  2. New York
  3. Chicago
  4. Philadelphia
  5. Boston
  1. New York
  2. Chicago
  3. Minneapolis
  4. Providence
  5. Houston

FOOD

Best Restaurants Bar & Grill’s/Cafes
  1. New York
  2. Chicago
  3. New Orleans
  4. Las Vegas
  5. Los Angeles
  1. New Orleans
  2. Seattle
  3. Portland, OR
  4. New York
  5. San Francisco

HOTELS

Luxury Hotels Resorts
  1. Las Vegas
  2. New York
  3. Chicago
  4. San Francisco
  5. Miami
  1. Orlando
  2. Phoenix / Scottsdale
  3. Las Vegas
  4. Honolulu
  5. San Diego

NIGHTLIFE

Live Music/Concerts Cocktail Hour
  1. New Orleans
  2. Nashville
  3. Austin
  4. New York
  5. Las Vegas
  1. New Orleans
  2. New York
  3. Las Vegas
  4. Miami
  5. Chicago

SHOPPING

Luxury Stores Boutiques
  1. New York
  2. Chicago
  3. Los Angeles
  4. Las Vegas
  5. Houston
  1. New York
  2. Santa Fe
  3. Los Angeles
  4. Las Vegas
  5. Houston