The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) has been chosen as one of the top two attractions in Canada by voters in the USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice - will open in a new tab travel awards.
Online voters were asked to select their favourite Canadian attraction from a list of 20 nominated by a panel of six prominent Canadian travel writers and social media influencers. Today, contest organizers announced that the CMHR was ranked second in the nation, topped only by Old Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The top 10 must-visit attractions in the poll are listed below.
"As a new national museum, we are thrilled to receive this kind of recognition from such a popular North American travel site, alongside some of the most well-known and beloved attractions in the country," said CMHR president and CEO John Young. "This award has once again raised the profile of Winnipeg and the Museum among a global audience, and will motivate more visitors to make the trip to Manitoba, where Canada's heart beats."
USA Today 10Best is a travel and lifestyle advice site associated with one of the largest newspapers in the United States, and ranks among the top 10 most-visited travel information sites in North America, as measured by comScore.
The top Canadian attractions announced today in the 10Best Readers' Choice awards were:
- Old Quebec
- The Canadian Museum for Human Rights
- Bay of Fundy
- Royal Tyrrell Museum
- Athabasca Falls
- Peggy's Point Lighthouse
- Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
- Butchart Gardens
- Old Montreal
- Lake Louise