NEEDHAM, Mass., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the results of its Seasonal Attractions Trend Index providing travelers with insight into the hottest attractions for spring, based on year-over-year search activity on TripAdvisor. The seasonal index reveals the top 25 U.S. attractions with the greatest increase in traveler interest, offering inspiration and highlighting amazing activities and tours that can be booked to get the most out of any upcoming trip.
"This spring, U.S. travelers have shown increased interest in nature and parks as well as sights and landmarks, particularly in the western part of the country," said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications for TripAdvisor. "TripAdvisor Attractions provide travelers with the tools to book a tour best suited for their preferences."
Country music's most famous concert hall honors the genre's rich history and dynamic present. Travelers can book a one-hour behind-the-scenes Grand Ole Opry House Backstage Tour on TripAdvisor from $25 per person.
Film and TV buffs will recognize this iconic landscape ("Elvis in Paradise Hawaiian Style," "Pearl Harbor," "Jurassic Park," "LOST," etc.) when booking a Full-Day Kualoa Ranch Adventure on TripAdvisor from $160 per person.
Travelers can visit George Vanderbilt's historic country estate – America's largest home and a National Historic Landmark. Then, they can book a day trip Hiking Tour of Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls on TripAdvisor from $68 per person.
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Methodology The Attractions Trend Index rankings were determined based on the percent increase in search sessions on TripAdvisor desktop and mobile for U.S. travelers between 2016 and 2017 for the period of March 1 – April 16. Attractions were required to have at least 20,000 sessions in 2016 with at least four out of five bubbles on TripAdvisor to qualify.
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