As 2017 comes to a close, 10Best is on the lookout for the year’s best new hotels, restaurants and attractions from coast to coast. We teamed up with a panel of travel experts to nominate 20 of the year’s best new openings in each of four categories: Best New Hotel, Best New Attraction, Best New Restaurant and Best New Amusement Park Attraction.
From now until Monday, January 1 at noon ET, you can rock the vote by casting a ballot for your favorites once per day in each category. Click on each category link below to vote:
Best New Attraction
This year’s nominees include theme parks, waterparks, aquariums and museums. — Photo courtesy of iStock / gpointstudio
From waterparks and theme parks to museums and performance spaces, travelers were treated to a host of new attractions in 2017. We need your help picking a winner!
Best New Restaurant
Hundreds of new restaurants open every year. What’s your favorite? — Photo courtesy of iStock / filadendron
The United States is home to more than a million different restaurants, according to the National Restaurant Association, with hundreds of new options opening up each year.
We asked a panel of food and travel experts to nominate their 20 favorite new restaurants to open in the past 18 months, ranging from chef-driven fast-casual concepts to high-end dining with a focus on hyper-local and sustainable ingredients.
Best New Hotel
Which new hotel are you ready to book? — Photo courtesy of iStock / DragonImages
Whether for work or for pleasure, a hotel stay can make or break a travel experience. Luckily, dozens of new hotels open their doors across the United States each year, offering travelers even greater choice in where to catch their zzz’s.
Best New Amusement Park Attraction
Everything from rollercoasters to new themed lands debuted in 2017 — Photo courtesy of iStock / wundervisuals
Each summer, amusement parks across the United States introduce park-goers to a new lineup of attractions, from extreme thrill rides that push our adrenaline-pumping limits to themed areas that welcome us into whole new worlds. This year was no exception. What’s your favorite new theme park attraction?
Remember to vote once per day to help your favorites take home the title, and check back on January 5 to see who won.