USA Today names Gathering Place as Best New Attraction
18 Jan 2019
USA Today announced the Gathering Place as the winner of their 10Best Readers' Choice Awards for Best New Attraction in the nation this week.
“We at the Tulsa Regional Chamber congratulate the George Kaiser Family Foundation and all involved in making Gathering Place a reality for being named Best New Attraction by USA Today readers," said Mike Neal, president and CEO of the Tulsa Regional Chamber. "Our city and our entire region are extremely fortunate to be home to the kind of generosity and vision that leads to transformative projects like Gathering Place. I can think of no better way to celebrate our city’s 121st birthday than with a trip to the nation’s best new attraction.”
Tulsa's Gathering Place won despite competitive new attractions from New York, Chicago and Orlando.
The top 10 winners in the Best New Attraction category:
Gathering Place - Tulsa
National Comedy Center - Jamestown, N.Y.
Chicago Architecture Center - Chicago
Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience - Indianapolis
Orlando Starflyer - Orlando
The Gateway Arch Museum and Visitor Center - St. Louis
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center - Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Tower of Voices - Laurel Highlands, Penn.
Old Forester Distillery - Louisville
Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center - Manitowoc, Wis.