Summer Vacation Travel Statistics


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Summer Vacation Travel Statistics Data
Percent of Americans who take a summer vacation 45 %
Total number of long distance summer trips made each year between Memorial and Labor day 657,000,000
Average distance traveled on a summer trip 284 miles one-way
Percent of summer trips that are in personal vehicles 91 %
Percent of summer trips that are by air 7 %
Percent of summer trips that are by train or bus 2 %
Average income for domestic leisure travelers $62,500
Most Popular Destinations Percent of Visited
Florida 19 %
California 15 %
New York 10 %
North Carolina 9 %
Most Popular Destinations Visited During Their Vacation
Beach / Ocean 45 %
City 42 %
National Parks 21 %
Lake 17 %
Resort 14 %
Most Popular Summer Vacation Activities Activity During Their Vacation
Shopping 54 %
Visiting Historical Sights 49 %
Swimming / Water sports 49 %
Going to a Park or National Park 46 %
Sightseeing Tours 46 %
Most Popular Summer Days for Road Trips Percent Who Travel
Any week 59 %
Independence Day 37 %
Memorial Day 29 %
Labor Day 27 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Trip Advisor, Equation Research, Harris Interactive, Money Crashers
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 3, 2015

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