For a relatively young nation, the United States has played witness to a massive amount of history, and these 10 winning destinations in the category of Best Destination for History Buffs are living in the past – in a good way!
For the past four weeks our readers have been voting daily for their favorite historic destination, and now the results are in! With heaps of Civil War history, it was Gettysburg, Penn. that took home top honors.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Destination for History Buffs are as follows:
- Gettysburg, Penn.
- Montgomery, Ala.
- Williamsburg, Va.
- St. Augustine, Fla.
- Savannah, Ga.
- Newport, R.I.
- Galveston, Texas
- Charleston, S.C.
A panel of experts picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Larry Bleiberg, Marla Cimini and Lydia Schrandt (10Best Editor) were chosen based on their experience traveling to America's most historic cities.
10Best and USA TODAY extend their congratulations to all the winners.
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