A travel website said Portland is a destination on the rise in the U.S.
TripAdvisor.com named the Rose City as one of its 2012 Travelers' Choice winners. The awards recognize destinations that have seen the greatest increase in positive traveler feedback and interest, year over year.
Portland finished sixth on the list, just ahead of Fort Myers, TX and just below Denver, CO. Topping the list is Austin, TX.
Overall, Portland was also selected as the 12th best destination in the country.
The Willamette Valley finished third on the site's list of best wine destinations in America and Portland's Screen Door restaurant was 10th on the best U.S. restaurants list for 2012.
Hotel Monaco Portland made the list for best hotels in the U.S. at number nine, followed closely by the River Place Hotel at 11th.
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