Park City ranks No. 8 in the nation for top wellness travel destination
(KUTV) -- Park City has been ranked No. 8 in TripAdvisor's top wellness travel destinations in the United States.
The travel planning and booking site identified what it called 'zen destinations' where travelers can retreat based on destinations seeing the greatest amount of related search terms on its site.
Terms such as wellness, spiritual or yoga retreat were analyzed, which identified Sedona, Arizona, as the No. 1 place in the nation for tourists to focus on well-being, yoga, meditation and self-care.
“For travelers looking to improve their spiritual or physical health, or just an escape for digital detox, these destinations offer a wide variety of peaceful accommodations and experiences to revitalize the soul,” said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications for TripAdvisor, in a news release.
According to the Global Wellness Institute, international and domestic wellness tourism accounted for $563 billion in 2015, up 14 percent from 2013, and is expected to grow to $808 billion by 2020.
TripAdvisor's Top 10 U.S. Wellness Destinations:
1. Sedona, Arizona
2. Hawley, Pennsylvania
3. Ojai, California
4. Amelia Island, Florida
5. Calistoga, California
6. Lenox, Massachusetts
7. Palm Springs, California
8. Park City, Utah
9. Stowe, Vermont
10. Wailea, Hawaii
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Global Destinations for a Digital Detox:
3.Sedona, Arizona, U.S.
4.Hepburn Springs, Australia
5.Ko Samui, Thailand