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Top 10 Destinations Americans Will Be Headed This Summer

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Vaccines are speeding up, cases are going down and Americans are ready to get out and explore again this summer. TSA checkpoints screened a record breaking 10 million American passengers in 10 days over spring break showing a large pent up demand for travel. By summer, the majority of Americans will have been vaccinated and travel is expected to be in full swing. According to a recent CheapoAir report, these are the Top 10 Destinations Americans are planning to travel for summer 2021. 

10. Orlando, Florida

Home of Disney World Theme Park, Orlando will be a top choice for Americans this summer. Prior to the pandemic Orlando attracted around 60 million visitors per year who come for the warm climate, theme parks, shopping malls and golf courses.


9. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale is famous for its gorgeous beaches, arts, culture and events. Also known as the Venice of America and the yachting capital of the world, Fort Lauderdale offers endless activities.

Fort Lauderdale Canals

8. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta Cana is the Dominican Republic's most popular tourist destination, offering sun, sea and sand in abundance. Home to some of the most beautiful all-inclusive luxury resorts, Punta Cana remains a top destination for Americans.

Bavaro beach in Punta Cana. Dominican republic

7. Tampa, Florida

Tampa is well known for its major tourist attractions including Busch Gardens where families can enjoy the thrill of an amusement park and the adventure of a zoo all in one place.

Tampa Florida

6. Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles is known for its gorgeous beaches, beautiful climate, ethnic diversity and Hollywood entertainment industry. The city has long been a tourist magnet featuring some of the best dining and luxury hotels.

Los Angeles infrastructure US

5. San Juan, Puerto Rico

At the heart of the city is Old San Juan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where colonial architecture mixes with contemporary Puerto Rican culture. The colonial-yet-cosmopolitan city of San Juan attracts millions of visitors every year prior to the pandemic.

4. Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii and the main point of entry for most visitors to the state. The main attraction is Waikiki, a peninsula covering nearly half a square mile, with a beautiful stretch of soft-sand beach

The skyline and coast of Honolulu and Waikiki on Oahu, Hawaii

3. Cancun, Mexico

Cancun has something for everyone from white sand beaches to endless outdoor activities, the opportunities for fun are endless. The city offers countless accommodations from budget friendly hotels to the highest end luxury resorts. Cancun still received over 10 million visitors in the last year and dominated international travel during the pandemic.


2. Las Vegas, Nevada

Sin City will once again be a top destination for Americans this summer as the lights, casinos, dining and entertainment in Las Vegas continue to attract millions of tourists. The city is already beginning to see a boom as pandemic fears subside.


1. Miami, Florida

Miami tops the list for top destinations for Americans this summer with its beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches, Latin culture, diverse cuisine and a vibrant nightlife. Expect busy beaches, attractions and a strong tourism recovery in this vacation hotspot over the summer.


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Wednesday 24th of March 2021

Well, we have been in Honolulu since Feb 1 and I can attest to the exponential increase in visitors here! We are headed to Croatia and Italy come summer and fall. I am so curious about statistics relating to tourism rebound as well as the impact of pent-up demand on pricing for related food, lodging and transportation. We have now booked 6 apartments in 6 countries through early 2023 expecting prices will skyrocket.