With 50 different states, each containing differing geography, landscapes, and destinations to please every tourist or traveler, the United States offers so much to see and explore. Find out below the five most popular states to travel to that people are packing their bags for!
Coming in fifth, New York state has plenty to offer including popular and well-known destinations such as Central Park, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, as well as various well-known restaurants. The tall skyscrapers and fast-pace of the city dub it the “city that never sleeps,” and attracts many travelers of the like.
Texas, being the second-largest U.S. state by area, offers so much variety. It has historical attractions such as the Alamo Mission, scientific attractions such as the Houston Space Center, and even natural beauty such as Big Bend National Park. The wide variety makes it one of the most popular states to travel to.
When people hear Nevada, they probably think Las Vegas, a glittering, entertainment-ridden area which is the brightest spot in the world as seen from the sky. It is a highly attractive area for many tourists, but Nevada also offers many other destinations. The Hoover dam and the Valley of Fire State Park are great places to travel to for those who want a more scenic trip.
Also known as the Sunshine state, Florida is popular with tourists as well as retirees alike. Their attractions range from beautiful, pristine beaches, to national parks such as Everglades, to historical areas such as St. Augustine. Not only, Florida also caters to all age ranges with Walt Disney World bringing in many families each year.
The state with the most number of residents is also the state with the most number of tourists- and for good reason. California boasts everything from the arts, music, and popular culture in Hollywood, to beautiful beaches and amusement parks, to natural scenery. Yosemite National Park, Redwood National Park, and Joshua Tree are some of the most popular parks to travel to for amazing views.
Though traveling has been somewhat limited recently, consider looking at these popular places to travel to when planning your next trip!
Questions about the most popular states to travel to on Ohlelo:
- What do you think these states generate in revenue from tourism?
- What states do you think are the least travelled to, and why? How do they compare to the above mentioned states?
- What makes the attractions in these states much more appealing than attractions in other states?
- What factors beside the specific destinations themselves do you think affect the popularity of these states?