Condé Nast Traveler named Denver one of the Top 15 Large Cities in the U.S. in its 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. Denver also earned the #11 spot on Travel + Leisure’s annual reader’s choice survey of “America’s Favorite Cities” and “America’s Friendliest Cities.” Among other things, the survey cited Denver’s “macho qualities: sports fans, athletic locals, beer and burgers.” Trip Advisor named Denver a top city on its 2016 list of “Awesome Downtown Districts” commenting “its unique blend of urban charm and industrial revival makes it a great destination for visitors, as old historic warehouses now host jazz bars, brewpubs, art galleries and restaurants.” WalletHub named Denver among the country’s 2016 “Best State Capitals” based on a number of factors including quality of life, education and economic wellbeing.