Top 10 space-themed attractions in U.S., according to TripAdvisor

Survey done in advance of 45th anniversary of the July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing

By Daddyhood Staff
Posted on Jul 10, 2014 - 5:50pm

NEWTON, Mass. (Daddyhood.net)  
The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va. is the top space-themed attraction in the U.S., according to TripAdvisor. (A TripAdvisor traveler photo)

The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va. is the top space-themed attraction in the U.S., according to TripAdvisor. (A TripAdvisor traveler photo)

TripAdvisor announced the top 10 space-themed attractions in the U.S.

The results are based on a survey of 2,200 U.S. respondents.

And the Top 10 Space-Themed Attractions in the U.S. are:

1. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Chantilly, Virginia
2. Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona
3. Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon
4. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
5. Griffith Observatory, situated 1,134 feet above sea level on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood
6. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Cape Canaveral, Florida
7. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York City, New York
8. McDonald Observatory, Fort Davis, Texas
9. U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, Alabama
10. Sedona Star Gazing, Sedona, Arizona

In that TripAdvisor survey, 49 percent said they are interested in space tourism. Seventy percent said that historical events such as the 1969 moon landing spurred their interest in going to space.


 

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