Greenville SC Ranks Top 6 In The 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

This year marks the fourth time Greenville, South Carolina, has been included in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. In 2020, Greenville ranked no. 6 Best Small City in the United States.

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast over 715,000 votes rating their travel experiences across the globe. 

“The results of this year’s survey, conducted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a testament to the lasting power of a meaningful travel experience,” said Jesse Ashlock, U.S. Editor of Condé Nast Traveler. “The winners represent the best of the best for our audience and offer plenty of trip-planning inspiration for all the adventures we can’t wait to have next.”

Aside from Greenville, Charleston, SC, also made it on the list and landed on the top spot ranking. Charleston Ranked no. 1 as Best Small City in the United States.

Below is the complete list and ranking of the Best Small Cities in the United States:

  1. Charleston, SC
  2. Santa Fe, NM
  3. Carmel-by-the -Sea, CA
  4. Laguna Beach, CA
  5. Alexandria, VA
  6. Greenville, SC
  7. Aspen, CO
  8. Savannah, GA
  9. Jackson Hole, WY
  10. Key West, FL

Greenville City Mayor Knox White said, “One of Greenville’s greatest strengths is its natural beauty, walkability, and urban greenspace. People are ready to safely be outside. A bike ride along the Swamp Rabbit Trail, a stroll through Falls Parks, and outdoor dining along Main Street are just what the doctor ordered. Greenville is ready to welcome new and repeat visitors. Our place on this prestigious list will hasten our economic recovery.”

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry.

For the complete list of 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, visit

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