Lake Tahoe ranked #1 as U.S. travel destination


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We live here, so we know it. And if you’ve visited here, you know it. But now the world knows it.

TripAdvisor, one of the Web’s most popular user-controlled travel sites, has ranked Lake Tahoe as the top vacation destination in the United States based on its annual “Traveler’s Choice” survey. Lake Tahoe beat out popular travel destinations like San Francisco, Hawaii and New York City, according to the survey. Our little corner of the world also ranked number 10 in worldwide destinations. Here’s the breakdown:

Top 10 U.S. destinations:
1. Lake Tahoe, California
2. Big Sur, California
3. San Francisco, California
4. Poipu, Hawaii
5. Sedona, Arizona
6. New Orleans, Louisiana
7. Carmel, California
8. Napa, California
9. Lahaina, Hawaii
10. La Jolla, Californi

Top 10 destinations worldwide:
1. Milford Sound, New Zealand
2. Queenstown, New Zealand
3. Philipsburg, St. Martin/St. Maarten
4. Cayo Largo, Cuba
5. Rhodes, Greece
6. Charlotte Amelie, USVI
7. Cruz Bay, USVI
8. Bridgetown, Barbados
9. Banff, Canada
10. Lake Tahoe, U.S.

For a complete list of top U.S. and worldwide destinations in pdf format, click here. To plan your Lake Tahoe vacation, click here.

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