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Travelers' choice: 10 top spots

By CNN Staff
updated 9:24 AM EDT, Wed May 22, 2013
Check out the world's most popular travel spots, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice awards.<!-- -->
</br>No. 1: Paris, France Check out the world's most popular travel spots, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice awards.
No. 1: Paris, France
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Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
Traveler picks: World's top destinations
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice destinations named
  • Paris, New York and London are the top three spots worldwide
  • In the U.S., New York, San Francisco and Chicago top the list

(CNN) -- It's no surprise that travelers flock to Paris, New York and London.

The lasting draw of these destinations is borne out in TripAdvisor's fifth annual Travelers' Choice Destinations awards. The awards, announced Tuesday, are based on the popularity of destinations and take into account insights from millions of the travel review site's users.

Check out the gallery above for the top 10 travel spots worldwide, according to TripAdvisor. The full list of 25 destinations is available on TripAdvisor.com. Europe is a hit with TripAdvisor users, with 7 of the top 10 destinations located there.

Awards are also bestowed upon the top U.S. destinations. New York and San Francisco top that list, followed by Chicago, Las Vegas, Orlando, Washington, Boston, Los Angeles, Honolulu and New Orleans in the the top 10.

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