New Orleans is once again among the top ten travel spots in the United States and a winner of the travel media network TripAdvisor 2008 Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards, according to a new poll of travelers.
The winners were determined by a combination of TripAdvisor’s travelers’ favorite places and overall popularity on TripAdvisor.com. Six of the other top ten destinations are located in California, two in Hawaii, and the other is in Arizona.
“Whether it’s for their unique beauty, or abundance of attractions, the awards honor the most beloved destinations from around the world”, said Michele Perry, vice president of global communications for TripAdvisor. "Determined by millions of travelers, the awards are unique because they single out not just popular places but truly exceptional places that enthrall travelers and keep them coming back." Other awards were given to the top world and top European destinations.
2008 Travelers’ Choice U.S. Destinations:
1. Lake Tahoe, California
2. Big Sur, California
3. San Francisco, California
4. Poipu, Hawaii
5. Sedona, Arizona
6. New Orleans, Louisiana
7. Carmel, California
8. Napa, California
9. Lahaina, Hawaii
10. La Jolla, California Continue reading