Two-thirds of the U.S. adult population (aged 18 or older) took a leisure trip in 2014 which makes for a new six-year, post-recession high. In addition, 66% of U.S. adults said they took a trip of at least 75 miles from home that included either lodging or a flight in 2014, up from 65% in 2013 and 61% in 2012. The percentage of travelers who took trips of at least a week rose to 34%, up from 30% in 2013. Also, the average U.S. household spending on leisure travel rose 3.9% last year to $3,441 and is up 27% since 2009. For more information on travel trends, click here, and for statistical research data, see here.
Americans Traveling More, Traveling Farther and Taking Longer Trips
Published: Friday, September 4, 2015 1:00 PM