TripAdvisor recently mentioned Saint Augustine as one of the top 15 travel destinations on the rise for this year. It is fascinating as the ranking comes on the heels of a recent National Geographic story naming St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights among the top 10 in the world for holiday light displays. TripAdvisor.com – a leading global travel review Website – ranks the Oldest City number nine among 15 U.S. destinations on the rise. The year 2011 brought crowds to St. Augustine not seen in a long time. January 2012 has already brought higher numbers than the same time last year .
Trip Advisor’s list comprises travel destinations that have seen a remarkable increase in traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.com over the past year. The diverse list offers something for all travel types and includes two other Florida cities as well: Pensacola and Fort Myers.