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Facts and figures for Memorial Day

Memorial Day: Top 10 destinations for travelers

Although the number of people traveling on Memorial Day is expected to drop slightly this year, nearly 40 million Americans will be on the go.

Beach Miami Two PeopleWhat are some of the hot spots for Memorial Day travelers this year?

A review of more than two dozen blogs and web sites found these cities were mentioned most often as the most popular for Memorial Day travelers:

  1. New York City
  2. Chicago
  3. Las Vegas
  4. Boston
  5. San Francisco
  6. Washington, D.C.
  7. Miami
  8. Orlando
  9. Seattle
  10. New Orleans

Other cities frequently sited as populat Memorial Day desginations but not making the top 10 are Palm Springs, Los Angeles, and Denver, all warm weather spots.

For details on why these cities are good places to visit on Memorial Day, see “Top 10 Places to Travel for Memorial Day” and “12 Great Memorial Day Getaways.”

Copyright 2013, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist


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