Orlando, Florida. Image: iStock/SeanPavonePhoto via AFP Relaxnews

Orlando is most popular destination in US this summer — booking survey

May 19th, 2019
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Orlando, Las Vegas and Myrtle Beach round out the top three spots on TripAdvisor’s list of most popular staycation destinations this summer, based on hotel booking interest among travelers in the United States

A scan of the top 10 list reveals that Americans are largely headed south and to beachside towns this summer, with the exception of New York City.

Orlando skyline

Orlando, Florida. Image: iStock/SeanPavonePhoto via AFP Relaxnews

In a recent survey conducted among 3,500 U.S. TripAdvisor users, the overwhelming majority (97%) said they plan to stay in a hotel for their summer vacation — an interesting finding given the popularity of home share accommodations.

More than half of respondents (55%) said their summer vacation will be within US borders. Around 60% of U.S. travelers said their travel includes a long road trip.

The most popular international destination this summer is Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.

Here are the most popular summer holiday destinations in the U.S. this year:

1. Orlando, Florida
2. Las Vegas, Nevada
3. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
4. Maui, Hawaii
5. New York City, New York
6. Key West, Floria
7. New Orleans, Louisiana
8. Ocean City, Maryland
9. San Diego, California
10. Virginia Beach, Virginia
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