• Georgia attraction named one of best in United States

    By: Nelson Hicks


    The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Biltmore Estate in Asheville and Grand Ole Opry in Nashville have been named some of the trendiest in the United States.

    TripAdvisor released the Seasonal Attractions Trend Index providing travelers with insight into the hottest attractions for fall, based on year-over-year search activity on TripAdvisor.

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    One Atlanta-area attraction -- the Georgia Aquarium -- made the list. The website noted that visitors can "marvel at majestic aquatic animals and thousands of species of exotic fish in the country's largest aquarium."

    The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta offers a variety of discounts and special offers to patrons.
    Courtesy of the Georgia Aquarium

    The Georgia Aquarium includes 10 million gallons of water, filled with everything from whale sharks to jellyfish to sea dragons.

    "TripAdvisor Attractions data shows that travelers have a strong interest in historic attractions this season, as well as continued interest in Southern nature and structures," said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications for TripAdvisor.

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    The Ryman Auditorium and Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville, Dollywood in Pigeon Forge and Jackson Square in New Orleans were some of the other southern attractions to make the list.

    The Grand Canyon South Rim topped the list.

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