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TripAdvisor Announces Top 10 Free U.S. Attractions
Spouts on the Strip a Spectacular Sight
Best Gratis Attractions in Europe Also Named

TripAdvisor(R), the world's largest travel community, today announced the top 10 free attractions in the U.S. and Europe, according to traveler popularity and TripAdvisor editors.

  Top 10 Free U.S. Attractions
  1. Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas, Nevada
  2. Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
  3. Waimea Canyon, Waimea, Hawaii
  4. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
  5. Angel's Landing, Zion National Park, Utah
  6. U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  7. Pacific Coast Highway, Route 1, California
  8. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
  9. Freedom Trail, Boston, Massachusetts
  10. Central Park, New York, New York

  Top 10 Free European Attractions
  1. Pantheon, Rome, Italy
  2. National Gallery, London, England
  3. Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, England
  4. Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
  5. St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral, Brussels, Belgium
  6. Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Italy
  7. Retiro Park, Madrid, Spain
  8. Westminster Abbey, London, England
  9. St. Mark's Basilica, Venice, Italy
  10. Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, Northern Ireland

"As travelers look for ways to save on their vacation this summer, TripAdvisor has recommended top attractions with a price that appeals to even the most frugal visitors," said Michele Perry, vice president of global communications for TripAdvisor.

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*Source: comScore Media Metrix, Digital Calculator Report, July 2007

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