Trivia: What Type of Travel Destination is Projected to Be Most Popular for Americans in 2024?

Most Americans are planning to travel the same amount – if not more – in 2024, with nearly half of all survey respondents saying they’ll spend “a minimum of $4,000 on travel throughout the year.”

So our question is this: What type of travel destination is projected to be most popular for Americans this year?

  • Beach vacations
  • Visiting family and friends
  • Taking a road trip
  • A business/leisure combination trip



Ready for the answer?

Forbes reports that visiting family and friends is the most common trip type for Americans in 2024, followed by beach vacations and road trips. Some other interesting facts:

  • While 72% of respondents will spend at least $2,000 on travel this year, about half said that number will actually be north of $4,000.
  • Millennials and Gen Zers are the most likely to spend more on travel, significantly outpacing their Gen X and Boomer counterparts.
  • People are split on how they’re planning to adjust their travel budgets in 2024, with 39% planning to increase their travel spending, 35% keeping it relatively the same, and the rest lowering their vacation costs.

Click here to explore more facts about 2024 travel trends.

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