2016’s Best Summer Travel Destinations
Okay I will admit that I would never have guessed the locations that ranked Number One (1) and Number Two (2) in this listing by WalletHub. Perhaps I need to rethink my top vacation spot destinations.
Have you booked your vacation yet? Based on this list of the Best Summer Travel Destinations for 2016, I might be able to check off at least one if not two destinations off my bucket list. Our local area ranked #18 which doesn’t really surprise me because of all there is to do in the area. I think we may move up the ranking for 2017 with the Creation Museum and the Ark Project both expanding their facilities.
According to Adobe’s latest Digital Index Summer Travel Report, Americans plan to spend nearly $83 billion — an increase of 5.5 percent since 2015 — on hotels and flights booked online during the warmer months.
According to the report by WalletHub, families are actually going to be spending less on summer traveling.
Average per-traveler spending will shrink by almost 20 percent — from $2,788 in 2015 to $2,239.
Please don’t share this article with my family. They would up their vacation destination locations if they knew the average family spent over $2,200 per person on vacation! Oh my…
Knowing where and when to go can sure save your family money. This list suggests the most popular vacation spots that promise to stretch your dollar as far as possible.
WalletHub’s analysts compared the 80 largest metro areas to identify the most wallet-friendly and Instagram-worthy summer destinations. Our data set of 30 key metrics ranges from “cost of the cheapest flight” to “number of attractions” to “diversity of activities.”
So care to guess the Number One ranked vacation spot for 2016? First leave me a comment below with your Number One spot for vacation and then hop over to WalletHub and see where your location ranked.