Pro Football Hall honored by USA Today readers

CANTON, OHIO – The Pro Football Hall of Fame was today named the Best
Attraction for Sports Fans in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award
contest. The Pro Football Hall of Fame was one of 20 nominees in the category.
Nominees were chosen by a panel of relevant experts and online voting was open to
the public for four weeks at

The Hall of Fame, also voted the Top Tourist Attraction in Ohio through a fan poll in
May 2015, attracts guests from across the United States and the world. Regarded as
“The Most Inspiring Place on Earth!” the Hall of Fame represents its sport in many
entertaining ways. The Hall continually enhances its exhibits to provide guests with an
immersive and experiential visit built around the important mission to “Honor the
Heroes of the Game, Preserve its History, Promote its Values and Celebrate Excellence

“We thank fans throughout the country for recognizing our institution as the Best
Attraction for Sports Fans,” stated President & CEO David Baker. “This sport’s
popularity is not only because of the excitement and talent that is displayed on the
football field but also the values and life lessons this Game teaches.”

The Pro Football Hall of Fame opened its doors more than a half century ago. From its humble beginnings in 1963 to today, the Hall of Fame has grown in both size and stature. Recognized worldwide as America’s premier sports Hall of Fame, it reaches tens of millions of football fans each year through broad outreach such as national televised events, an in-depth website, educational and youth programs, social media, traveling exhibits, and special events held around the country. provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. The core of the site’s uniqueness is its team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields – and their cities – but discriminating in their tastes. These local experts live in the city they write about so the content is constantly updated. averages 5 million visitors per month. It was acquired by USA TODAY in January of 2013. More about the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest can be found at:


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