San Miguel de Allende and Oaxaca among Top 10 Cities to Visit in the Americas

MP Mexico News Staff

Condé Nast Traveler’s 2008 Reader’s Choice Survey revealed  that its readers voted two Mexican cities among the top 10 cities to visit in the Americas. The two cities are San Miguel de Allende and Oaxaca, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. According to the survey in which 32,633 Condé Nast Traveler readers participated, San Miguel de Allende was ranked the friendliest city in Latin America.

“These awards celebrate the destinations, lodgings, and modes of transportation that exceed our expectations,” said Klara Glowczewska, editor in chief of Condé Nast Traveler.

“The 2008 Readers’ Choice Awards, with over 32,000 readers voting, are a credit to the worldly expertise of our readers—passionate travelers for whom no island is too remote, no city too challenging, and no hotel too untested.

” These results came for the Top 100 Reader’s Choice Awards survey, which was available to all readers of Condé Nast Traveler through a secure web site. The survey also includes the top resorts and hotels in Mexico.

The top 10 are:

1. Buenos Aires
2. Vanvouver
3. Quebec City
4. Victoria
5. San Miguel de Allende
6. Cuzco
7. Montreal
8. Oaxaca City
9. Toronto
10. Rio de Janeiro