Fun facts about summer travel

  • The average flight to a popular summer destination in the U.S. costs $413 and lasts about four hours.
  • The Los Angeles metroppolitan area is the most attractive destination on the West Coast, and the Washington, D.C. metro area is the most attractive on the East Coast.
  • Florida and Texas are home to the mosttop summer destinations in the U.S., each with at least two metro areas in the top 15. Oppositely, California has some of the least popular summer destinations.
  • The metropolitan area with the lowest nightly rate for a three-star hotel room is Houston, Texas ($28), nine times less expensive than Portland, Ore.’s $254. 
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