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No. 15 San Antonio (tie)

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The home of the Alamo may have tied with Miami, Honolulu, and Vegas in overall rankings, but readers love the down-to-earth Texas city for very different reasons. It captured the No. 2 rank for best urban family vacation, no doubt thanks partially to its affordability and highly rated historic attractions. (The Riverwalk itself provides fun, free entertainment.) T+L voters also credited San Antonio for its ethnic food, starting with that great, if food-coma-inducing, Tex-Mex cuisine.

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America's Best Cities

No. 15 San Antonio (tie)

The home of the Alamo may have tied with Miami, Honolulu, and Vegas in overall rankings, but readers love the down-to-earth Texas city for very different reasons. It captured the No. 2 rank for best urban family vacation, no doubt thanks partially to its affordability and highly rated historic attractions. (The Riverwalk itself provides fun, free entertainment.) T+L voters also credited San Antonio for its ethnic food, starting with that great, if food-coma-inducing, Tex-Mex cuisine.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

See more Best of 2012 coverage.

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