From waterparks and theme parks to museums and performance spaces, travelers were treated to a host of new attractions in 2018. With the help of a panel of travel experts, we combed the country for the best new attractions of the year, then asked our readers to vote for their favorites. The results are in.
The top 10 winners in the Best New Attraction category are as follows:
- Gathering Place - Tulsa
- National Comedy Center - Jamestown, N.Y.
- Chicago Architecture Center - Chicago
- Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience - Indianapolis
- Orlando Starflyer - Orlando
- The Gateway Arch Museum and Visitor Center - St. Louis
- Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center - Niagara Falls, N.Y.
- Tower of Voices - Laurel Highlands, Penn.
- Old Forester Distillery - Louisville
- Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center - Manitowoc, Wis.
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Eric Grossman, Gerrish Lopez and Eileen Ogintz (Taking the Kids) were chosen for their knowledge of the American travel industry.
Congratulations to all these winning attractions!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo