As 2019 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. 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 30. The winners will be announced on Friday, January 10.
Click on each category below to vote:
Best New Amusement Park Attraction
These amusement park debuts had us excited in 2019 — Photo courtesy of iStock / amriphoto
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. This year was no exception.
Best New Attraction
Which new attraction are you most excited to visit? — Photo courtesy of TIM SCHENCK / Hudson Yards
From water parks and theme parks to museums and performance spaces, travelers were treated to a host of new attractions in 2019. 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 / monkeybusinessimages
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 zzz's.
Best New Restaurant
Book a table at one of these hot new restaurants — Photo courtesy of iStock / gradyreese
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 Friday, January 10.