New Orleans museum makes Travelers' Choice list

New Orleans museum makes Travelers' Choice list
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POSTED: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 4:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 4:04am

A New Orleans museum has been named one the best in the country and a must see for travelers.

Trip Advisor announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice Attractions awards based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from Trip Advisor travelers.

In its inaugural year, the awards honor 1,263 of the world’s top landmarks, parks, museums and amusement and water parks. 

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.

The Travelers’ Choice Attractions awards were determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews of attractions, featured on Trip Advisor, in each of the categories.

Top 10 U.S. Museums
1. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2. Frick Collection, New York City, New York
3. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
4. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York
5. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona
6. National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida
7. The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana
8. National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
9. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
10. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, Illinois 

Top 10 U.S. Landmarks
1. Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas, Nevada
2. Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
3. USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
4. Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York City, New York
5. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
6. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Savannah, Georgia
7. Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C.
8. Broadway, New York City, New York
9. Cloud Gate, Chicago, Illinois
10. Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool, Washington, D.C.

Top 10 World Landmarks
1. Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru
2. Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
3. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
4. Petra World Heritage Site, Wadi Musa, Jordan
5. Bayon Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
6. Great Cathedral and Mosque, Cordoba, Spain
7. Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia
8. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Italy
9. Ancient City Walls, Dubrovnik, Croatia
10. Main Market Square (Rynek Glowny), Krakow, Poland 

Top 10 U.S. Parks
1. Central Park, New York City, New York
2. Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado
3. High Line, New York City, New York
4. Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois
5. Balboa Park, San Diego, California
6. Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California
7. Boston Public Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
8. Forsyth Park, Savannah, Georgia
9. Falls Park on the Reedy, Greenville, South Carolina
10. Forest Park, Saint Louis, Missouri

Top 10 World Parks
1. Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2. Central Park, New York City, New York
3. Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado
4. High Line, New York City, New York
5. Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois
6. Balboa Park, San Diego, California
7. Guell Park, Barcelona, Spain
8. Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, France
9. Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California
10. Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 

Top 10 U.S. Museums
1. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2. Frick Collection, New York City, New York
3. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
4. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York
5. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona
6. National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida
7. The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana
8. National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
9. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
10. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, Illinois

Top 10 U.S. Amusement & Water Parks
1. Discovery Cove, Orlando, Florida
2. Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida
3. Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida
4. Disneyland Park, Anaheim, California
5. Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Orlando, Florida
6. Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Orlando, Florida
7. SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Florida
8. Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, California
9. Typhoon Lagoon, Orlando, Florida
10. Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

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