Where You Vacation Depends A Lot On Where You Live

We’ve all been there: tirelessly combing the web in search of inspiration for our next big vacation, inevitably feeling overwhelmed by the countless fabulous possibilities.

But a new report by travel booking site Orbitz suggests the decision you land on may have a lot to do with which corner of the country you call home.   

While it’s likely that special airfare rates unique to certain states play a big role in these results – compiled based on population and booking data – it’s still interesting to see which international destinations are most popular amongst travel bugs from your neck of the woods.

Check out the list below.

Western States

Those who live in the Western states – Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii, and Colorado - tend toward even warmer destinations like the Philippines, Thailand, Mexico, and Costa Rica.


Those who call the flyover states home – North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio –most frequently head to China, Germany, Mexico, Guatemala, and The Bahamas.


Those hailing from the Southwest section of the U.S. – New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, and Oklahoma – typically make a beeline for Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico and India.


If your hometown is in Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, or Florida, you’re most likely to make a trip out of Jamaica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia and the United Kingdom.


Those from the Northeast – Maryland, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Jersey – often choose to venture to Costa Rica, Aruba, Jamaica, and Peru. 

h/t Travel and Leisure


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