Note from 10Best: Someday, we’ll all be ready to pack our suitcases again and head out on our next adventures. In the meantime, we’ll keep supporting the places that inspire us. Contact individual businesses for the latest updates.
As 2020 draws to a close, 10Best is taking a look back at all the new hotels, restaurants and attractions that welcomed guests for the first time this past year, even in the midst of a pandemic. In order to crown the best debuts, we asked our readers to vote for their favorite new openings in four categories.
Click on each category below to see the full list of winners:
Best New Amusement Park Attraction: Orion at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio
Orion joins the roller coaster lineup at Kings Island as only the seventh giga coaster (coasters that have a drop of 300 to 399 feet) in the world. Thrill seekers plummet down a 300-foot drop to kick things off. The ride reaches speeds up to 91 mph along the 5,321 feet of track.
Full list of winners: Best New Amusement Park Attraction »
Best New Attraction: U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado
This new museum honors the athletes and ideals of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The 60,000-square-foot facility comprises 12 interactive galleries with some of the most accessible museum experiences in the world. Team USA athletes consulted on the project to ensure an authentic experience.
Full list of winners: Best New Attraction »
Best New Hotel: Grand Hyatt Nashville in Tennessee
This 591-room luxury hotel in Nashville is part of the new 18-acre Nashville Yards development. Highlights include a fifth-floor pool deck with views of downtown, R+R Wellness spa, seven culinary experiences and one of the tallest rooftop lounges in the city.
Full list of winners: Best New Hotel »
Best New Restaurant: Tempest in Charleston, South Carolina
This new upscale seafood restaurant, housed in the former historic Harriott Pinckney Home for Sailors, serves local, sustainable South Atlantic seafood with a seasonal menu from “Top Chef” alumnus Jamie Lynch.
Full list of winners: Best New Restaurant »
Congratulations to all our best of 2020 winners! The 10Best Readers’ Choice awards will return on January 4, 2021.
10Best is a part of the USA TODAY Network, providing an authentically local point of view on destinations around the world, in addition to travel and lifestyle advice.
Source: Read Full Article