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Readers’ Choice Travel Awards 2018

We polled online readers to find out the top places to stay and play for our annual Readers’ Choice Travel Awards. If a vacation (or staycation) is in your future, look no further.



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Best Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line

 

Best Theme Park

Disneyland

 

Best Baja Hotel

Hacienda Guadalupe

 

Best Baja Winery

Lechuza Winery

 

Best Girls’ & Guys’ Getaway

Hard Rock Hotel

 

Best Overall

Harrah’s Resort Southern California

 

Best Staycation Hotel

Harrah’s Resort Southern California

 

Best Hotel Breakfast

Hotel Del Coronado

 

Best Waterfront/Beachfront Hotel

Hotel Del Coronado

 

Best Santa Barbara/ Ojai Hotel

Ritz Carlton Bacara

Best Orange County Hotel

Montage Laguna Beach

 

Best Sightseeing Company

Old Town Trolley Tours

 

Best Hotel Spa

Omni La Costa

 

Most Romantic

L’Auberge Del Mar

 

Best Travel Agent

Scott Dunn Private Journeys

 

Best Airline

Southwest Airlines

 

Best Las Vegas Hotel

The Cosmopolitan

 

Best LA Hotel

Tie: Terranea & Montage Beverly Hills

 

Best Business Hotel

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Best Hotel Concierge

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Best Palm Springs Hotel

JW Marriott Desert Springs

 

Best Weekend Getaway

La Casa Del Zoro

Best South Bay Hotel

Pier South

 

Best Downtown Hotel

The Pendry

Hippest Hotel

The Pendry

Best Golf Course

Torrey Pines Golf Course

 

Best Bay Area Hotel

Fairmont San Francisco

 

Best Ski Resort

Mammoth Mountain

 

Best North County Hotel

Park Hyatt Aviara

Most Luxurious

Park Hyatt Aviara

Best Local Air Charter

Schubach Aviation

 

Best Arizona Hotel

Tanque Verde Ranch

 

Best Hotel Restaurant

Vivace at Park Hyatt Aviara

Best Hawaii Hotel

Montage Kapalua Bay

 

Best Hotel Bar

Altitude Lounge at Marriott Gaslamp

Best Lake Tahoe Hotel

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort

 

Best Entertainment Venue

Belly Up

 

Best Local Winery

Milagro

Best Family Friendly

Paradise Point

 

Best Hotel View

Paradise Point

 

Best Hotel for Teenagers

Paradise Point

 

Best Hotel Golf Course

St. Mark Golf Course at Lakehouse Resort

 

Best Attraction

(Tie): Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo

 

Best Hotel for Pampering

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

 

Best Hotel Pool

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay

 

Best Outdoor Activity

(Tie): Paddleboarding and Hiking

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