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Biltmore Estate rated 14th on top trending U.S. attractions list
Monday, 04 September 2017 15:47

From Staff Reports

Biltmore Estate was named a “Top Trending U.S. Attraction” during this summer by TripAdvisor on July 26.

The Asheville landmark ranked No. 14 out of 25 sites listed by the travel site in its “Seasonal Attractions Trend Index.” The rankings are based on year-over-year search activity on TripAdvisor.

The travel site, which helps people find the latest reviews and lowest prices, bills itself as providing travelers with insight into the hottest attractions for summer, based on year-over-year search activity on TripAdvisor.

Biltmore made the list with a reported 17 percent increase in “traveler interest” this summer, compared with 2016.

“With Americans looking to take advantage of summer weather to explore the great outdoors, TripAdvisor data shows that attractions in nature are climbing to the top of our trend index this season,” said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications for TripAdvisor, in a press release.

Following is the complete list:

1. Grand Canyon South Rim – Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

2. Seven Falls – Colorado Springs, Colorado

3. Chapel of the Holy Cross – Sedona, Arizona

4. Fenway Park – Boston, Massachusetts

5. Kualoa – Kaneohe, Hawaii

6. St. Louis Cathedral – New Orleans, Louisiana

7. Pikes Peak – Colorado Springs, Colorado

8. High Roller – Las Vegas, Nevada

9. Garden of the Gods – Colorado Springs, Colorado

10. Gateway Arch – Saint Louis, Missouri

11. Grand Teton – Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

12. Louisville Mega Cavern – Louisville, Kentucky

13. Tahquamenon Falls State Park – Paradise, Michigan

14. Biltmore Estate – Asheville, North Carolina

15. Minnehaha Park – Minneapolis, Minnesota

16. Cave of the Winds – Niagara Falls, New York

17. Watkins Glen State Park – Watkins Glen, New York

18. Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens – Dallas, Texas

19. Luray Caverns – Luray, Virginia

20. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve – Honolulu, Hawaii

21. The Johnny Cash Museum – Nashville, Tennessee

22. Mount Rushmore National Memorial – Keystone, South Dakota

23. Space Center Houston – Houston, Texas

24. Denver Botanic Gardens – Denver, Colorado

25. Horseshoe Bend – Page, Arizona



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