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As 2020 draws to a close, 10Best is taking a look back at all the new hotels, restaurants and attractions that welcomed guests for the first time this past year, even in the midst of a pandemic. We want to crown the best debuts and we need your help to do so.
Vote for your favorite new openings once per day, per category until polls close on Monday, December 21. The winners will be announced on Thursday, December 31.
Click on each category below to vote:
Best New Amusement Park Attraction
These amusement park debuts had us excited in 2020 — Photo courtesy of iStock / kuri2000
Each summer, amusement parks across the United States introduce park-goers to a new lineup of attractions, from extreme thrill rides that push our adrenaline pumping limits to themed areas that welcome us into whole new worlds. Despite everything that's happened this year, 2020 was no exception. What's your favorite new theme park attraction?
Best New Attraction
Which new attraction are you most excited to visit? — Photo courtesy of DuHon Photography / Planet Word
From museums and performance spaces to recreational trails and monuments, travelers were treated to a host of new attractions in 2020. With the help of a panel of travel experts, we combed the country for the best new attractions of the year, and now we need you to help us crown the winner.
Best New Hotel
These 20 hotels offer new and exciting stays across the U.S. — Photo courtesy of iStock / Space_Cat
Whether for work or for pleasure, a hotel stay can make or break a travel experience. Luckily, dozens of new hotels open their doors across the United States each year, offering travelers even greater choice in where to catch their z's.
Best New Restaurant
Grab a bite from one of these hot new restaurants — Photo courtesy of iStock / Ventus Studios
The United States is home to more than a million different restaurants, according to the National Restaurant Association, with hundreds of new options opening up each year. We asked a panel of food and travel experts to nominate their 20 favorite new restaurants to open in the past 18 months, ranging from chef-driven fast-casual concepts to high-end dining with a focus on hyper-local and sustainable ingredients.
Remember, you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10Best.com on Thursday, December 31.