Winners: Chosen by readers of USA Today and 10Best

I served as an expert for 10Best Readers’ Choice awards, nominating best waterparks, best destinations for teens, and best pet-friendly hotels.

10 Best Waterparks

1. Splashin’ Safari – Santa Claus, IN
2. Schlitterbahn – New Braunfels, TX
3. Noah’s Ark – Wisconsin Dells, WI
4. Great Wolf Wilderness Lodge – Williamsburg, VA
5. Wilderness Territory – Wisconsin Dells, WI
6. Water World – Denver, CO
7. Water Country – Williamsburg, VA
8. Raging Waters – San Dimas, CA
9. White Water Park – Branson, MO
10. Wet ‘n Wild Emerald Point – Greensboro, NC

10 Best Destination for Teens

1. Wisconsin Dells, WI
2. Orlando, FL
3. Chicago, IL
4. San Antonio, TX
5. Gatlinburg, TN
6. Myrtle Beach, SC
7. Riviera Maya, Mexico
8. New York City, NY
9. Grand Teton National Park, WY
10. Oahu, HI

10 Best Pet Friendly Hotels

10best-dog-friendlyThe Little Nell – Aspen, CO

Click here to see all 10 winners.

1. El Portal Sedona Hotel – Sedona, AZ
2. Red Mountain Resort – St. George, UT
3. The Benjamin – New York City, NY
4. Fairmont – Washington, DC
5. Hotel Monaco – Alexandria, VA
6. W Hotel Midtown – Atlanta, GA
7. Loews Coronado Bay Resort – San Diego, CA
8. The Little Nell – Aspen, CO
9. The Loden – Vancouver, Canada
10. Galleria Park Hotel – San Francisco, CA