New Orleans has been named one of the top five cities in the country by Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards for the fifth consecutive year. At No. 3, the city is ranked above larger cities like Chicago, Nashville, and New York City. A complete list of winners can be found at travelandleisure.com/worlds-best. Time Out also recently ranked New Orleans the No. 2 best city to visit in the United States, only behind New York City. The cities are ranked based on their cultural significance, architectural identity, culinary offerings, diversity, attractions, outdoor public spaces, green areas, entertainment, and sports options. These awards join the list of New Orleans' recent accolades including TripAdvisor's Most Excellent City Overall, Southern Living's Best Food City, Business Insider's Best Places to Travel Each Month, and more.