San Diego Makes Travellers Choice Awards

San Diego Makes Travellers Choice Awards

San Diego has been listed for its award-winning attractions, museums, hotels, parks and beaches in Trip Advisor’s recently announced 2013 Travelers’ Choice Awards. Six San Diego facilities ranked in the Top 25 in a variety of categories, including Balboa Park named the #5 ‘Top Park in the United States’ and the USS Midway Museum named the #13 ‘Top Museum in the United States’ and the #25 ‘Top Museum in the World’.

Coronado Beach
pic Brett Shoaf, Artistic Visuals

“San Diego has always been a popular destination for visitors from around the globe,” said Joe Terzi, President and Chief Executive of the San Diego Tourism Authority. “However, with top placements across diverse categories, from our museums to our hotels and resorts, the Trip Advisor awards confirm that San Diego continues to evolve as a travel destination and is being recognised for more than just our spectacular weather.”

San Diego facilities that received top rankings in individual categories include:

  • BalboaPark, often referred to as the Smithsonian of the West, ranked #5 in the ‘Top 25 Parks in theUnited States”.
  • Picturesque La Jolla Cove in the luxurious oceanfront community of La Jolla ranked #8 in the ‘Top 25 Beaches in the United States’.
  • The USS Midway Museum, one of the most popular naval aviation museums in the nation, ranked #13 in the ‘Top 25 Museums in the United States’ and #25 in the ‘Top 25 Museums in the World’.
  • The Dolphin Motel, located in picturesque Point Loma just minutes from the San Diego International Airport and downtown San Diego, ranked #18 in the ‘Top 25 Bargain Hotels in theUnited States’.
  • SeaWorld San Diego, a 189-acre park on Mission Bay with major shows, fascinating attractions and dozens of exhibits containing marine life from around the globe, ranked #19 in the ‘Top 25 Amusement Parks in theUnited States’.
  • The Grand Del Mar, San Diego’s premier resort destination combining old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with modern luxury, ranked #19 in the ‘Top 25 Hotels in the United States’.
Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

More in News

The AmaPrima docked in Amsterdam.

AMA/KLM/Sunway Host Agents to Lunch with Style in Amsterdam

Michael FloodSeptember 23, 2017
Turkish Airlines B787-9 Order

Turkish Airlines Commits to Order 40 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Neil SteedmanSeptember 23, 2017

Brendan Barry Wins Two Tickets on Sri Lankan Airlines

Ian BloomfieldSeptember 22, 2017

John Cassidy and Eileen Penrose Win Amadeus Golf Day

Ian BloomfieldSeptember 22, 2017
Ryanair Aircraft

CAR Update on EU240 Compensation with Ryanair

Michael FloodSeptember 22, 2017
Tourism Thailand + THY 1

Elaine and Aoife Win Places on Tourism Thailand + Turkish Airlines Mega Fam – Cork Winner Tonight!

Neil SteedmanSeptember 21, 2017
Finnair eNews Story 5

Win a Two-Night Break for Two in Helsinki with Finnair and Sokos Hotels

Michael FloodSeptember 21, 2017
Qatar Airways Chauffer Service

Arrive in Style with Qatar Airways Luxury Global Chauffeur Service

Neil SteedmanSeptember 21, 2017
Sinead Reilly, Strategic Account Director, Northern European Region, Travelport

Travelport Appoints Sinead Reilly in New Role of Strategic Account Director for Northern Europe

Neil SteedmanSeptember 21, 2017

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland