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TripAdvisor: Virginia Beach named 10th most popular US summer destination

Virginia Beach was named the 10th most popular US summer destination behind some tough competitors like Las Vegas, New York City, and Maui, Hawaii.
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The City if Virginia Beach has made TripAdvisor's the top 10 list of most popular U.S. summer destinations.

The list, which was announced on Thursday, highlighting the 10 most popular U.S. destinations for this summer, based on hotel booking interest from U.S. travelers.

“Ninety-two percent of TripAdvisor members are planning a fun summer trip, up 12 percent from last year,” said Desiree Fish, vice president of global communications for TripAdvisor. “With hotels still being a popular place to stay during summer vacation, travelers can use our rich TripAdvisor data to find great hotel recommendations at the best prices so they can enjoy summer hotspots without breaking the bank.”

So here's the list:

  1. Orlando, Florida
  2. Las Vegas, NV
  3. Myrtle Beach, SC
  4. Maui, HI
  5. New York City, NY
  6. Key West, FL
  7. New Orleans, LA
  8. Ocean City, MD
  9. San Diego, CA
  10. Virginia Beach, VA

Tripadvisor said internationally, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is the most popular destination among U.S. travelers.

The report also highlights attractive, alternative destinations where travelers can save up to 38 percent on their summer hotel by comparison. Two Outer Banks locations and Williamsburg made the list!

So here's the alternative list to the most popular destinations:

  1. Kissimmee, FL
  2. Reno, NV
  3. Kill Devil Hills, NC
  4. Oahu, HI
  5. Philadelphia, PA
  6. Key Largo, FL
  7. Miami, FL
  8. Nags Head, NC
  9. Mammoth Lakes, CA
  10. Williamsburg, VA

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