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Summer Vacation Travel Statistics

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Summer Vacation Travel StatisticsData
Percent of Americans who take a summer vacation45 %
Total number of long distance summer trips made each year between Memorial and Labor day657,000,000
Average distance traveled on a summer trip284 miles one-way
Percent of summer trips that are in personal vehicles91 %
Percent of summer trips that are by air7 %
Percent of summer trips that are by train or bus2 %
Average income for domestic leisure travelers$62,500
Most Popular DestinationsPercent of Visited
Florida19 %
California15 %
New York10 %
North Carolina9 %
Most Popular DestinationsVisited During Their Vacation
Beach / Ocean45 %
City42 %
National Parks21 %
Lake17 %
Resort14 %
Most Popular Summer Vacation ActivitiesActivity During Their Vacation
Shopping54 %
Visiting Historical Sights49 %
Swimming / Water sports49 %
Going to a Park or National Park46 %
Sightseeing Tours46 %
Most Popular Summer Days for Road TripsPercent Who Travel
Any week59 %
Independence Day37 %
Memorial Day29 %
Labor Day27 %
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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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