Colorado Springs Named One of America's Top Travel Destinations

When you think of places in Colorado that tourists come to, usually you think ski resorts. However, the only city in Colorado to make TripAdvisor's annual Travelers' Choice awards for destinations, doesn't have a ski resort.

Colorado Springs came in at number ten on the list...

They’ve split destinations into two categories:

Trending - locations that saw the biggest increase in positive reviews, booking interest and searches.

Emerging – destinations that travelers have started saving to their Trips section on the site, indicating they are about to become hotspots.

So, which destinations have made this year's lists?

Well, the top Trending destination in the U.S. is Key Largo, Florida. The top Emerging destination in the world is Kaliningrad, Russia, between the Baltic Sea, Poland and Lithuania. The only U.S. destination to make it on the Emerging list is Tulsa, Oklahoma, which lands at 13.

Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Trending Destinations – U.S.

  1. Key Largo, FL
  2. Moab, UT
  3. Anna Maria Island, FL
  4. Santa Barbara, CA
  5. Brooklyn, NY
  6. Saint Louis, MO
  7. Park City, UT
  8. Fairbanks, AK
  9. Healdsburg, CA
  10. Colorado Springs, CO

Top 10 Emerging Destinations in the World

  1. Kaliningrad, Russia
  2. Saranda, Albania
  3. Beirut, Lebanon
  4. Luxor, Egypt
  5. Naoussa, Greece
  6. Rugen Island, Germany
  7. Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
  8. Monopoli, Italy
  9. La Paz, Mexico
  10. Curaçao, Caribbean

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