New Orleans named No. 5 travel destination in U.S. by TripAdvisor

The city of New Orleans has been selected as the fifth most popular travel destination in the United States in TripAdvisor’s 6th annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Destinations. The Big Easy moves up five spots from last year’s No. 10 finish in the poll. New York City remains the top domestic destination. Chicago, San Francisco and Las Vegas round out the destinations that came in ahead of New Orleans. With its No. 5 finish in 2014, New Orleans leapfrogs cities like Honolulu, Orlando, Fla., Boston and Washington, D.C.

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