Top 5 Super Bowl cities

Updated: May 28, 2010, 1:39 PM ET
By Adam Schefter

Different people like different Super Bowl sites for different reasons.

The NFL loves renovated or redone stadiums with loads of luxury suites, in warm-weather cities with an abundance of hotels and golf courses. Reporters love Super Bowl sites that are convenient, condensed, centralized -- places where travel and traffic are not issues. Fans love -- as former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling might put it -- mystique and aura, not to mention an all-around super atmosphere.

This week, the NFL awarded the 2014 Super Bowl to New York/New Jersey, which has many strengths and one big weakness (brrrrr). But it got us thinking: What are the top 5 Super Bowl sites, cities that should be under consideration each year? Here's one man's opinion: