TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site*, announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice Attractions awards based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. In its inaugural year, the awards honor 1,263 of the world’s top landmarks, parks, museums and amusement and water parks.
Tucson’s Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum was ranked among the Top 10 Museums in the U.S. Winners are found in 39 countries around the world including regional lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Central America, China, Europe, India, Mexico, the Middle East, South America, the South Pacific, and the United States.
Top 10 U.S. Museums
- Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
- Frick Collection, New York City, New York
- National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York
- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona
- National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida
- The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana
- National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
- Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, Illinois
“To inspire travelers setting out on summer trips, TripAdvisor has named the top attractions across the globe based on the valuable feedback from millions worldwide,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “Honoring more than 1,200 winners, these remarkable sights offer enriching and entertaining experiences for travelers of all ages.”
The Travelers’ Choice Attractions awards were determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews of attractions, featured on TripAdvisor, in several categories. For the complete list of 2013 Travelers’ Choice Attractions winners, go to tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Attractions.
Additional categories include:
- Top 10 U.S. Landmarks
- Top 10 World Landmarks
- Top 10 U.S. Parks
- Top 10 World Parks
- Top 10 U.S. Amusement & Water Parks
About The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is one of the nation’s leading outdoor, living museums, featuring more than 230 animals and 1,200 varieties of desert plants. Its purpose is to inspire people to live in harmony with the natural world by fostering love, appreciation, and understanding of the bi-national, Sonoran Desert region. The museum is located at 2021 N. Kinney Road, in Tucson Mountain Park adjacent to Saguaro National Park (West). It is open daily year round with operating hours varying by season. Call (520) 883-2702 or visit desertmuseum.org for more information.
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