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Most popular global and domestic flight destinations in US

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Most popular global and domestic flight destinations in US
Harry Johnson
Written by Harry Johnson

Which destinations overseas are travelers from the United States seeking to experience a different culture?

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Traveling is on many people’s bucket lists around the world. It’s not only relaxing, but it is an opportunity to see the world differently and learn about new cultures. But what are the domestic and international desired travel destinations?

The United States is one of the top five biggest countries in the world, and there are a lot of amazing spots to see. From the snowy peaks, giant deserts, tropical beaches and lively cities, there’s an array of different landscapes and cultural areas to explore. But which destinations overseas are Americans seeking to experience a different culture?

With nearly 12 million passports issued in the U.S in 2022 alone, travel industry experts over have analyzed search data around the searches for flights to reveal the most popular international and domestic travel destinations Americans are choosing to travel to.

2022’s most popular international flight searches in the USA

  1. Japan
  2. Mexico
  3. Italy
  4. Greece
  5. India

One of the oldest civilizations, Japan has a stunning and varied past and has ranked number one across the US. The beautiful, diversified landscape, which the Japanese love for its mountains and breath-taking views, offers so many distinct experiences that attract travelers from all over the world, including Americans.

Ranked joint first, Mexico is indeed a tropical treasure cove, with its stunning beaches and cities bursting with ancient architecture. Italy (3rd) is known for its fascinating culture, picturesque views, and renowned cuisine. Finally, Greece (4th) is filled with rich ancient history and incredible island landscapes.

But which countries ranked number one in each state?

  1. Japan ranked number 1 in 18 US states
  2. Italy ranked number 1 in 18 US states
  3. Greece ranked number 1 in 8 US states
  4. Ireland ranked number 1 in 4 US states
  5. India ranked number 1 in 1 US state
  6. Australia ranked number 1 in 1 US state

Both Japan and Italy ranked number one in 18 states across the country, followed by Greece being the most popular in eight states, and Ireland in four states. India is the most common destination in one state, like Australia.

The most popular domestic flight searches across the USA

  1. Michigan
  2. Hawaii
  3. New York
  4. Florida
  5. Pennsylvania                                       

Analysts also researched the most popular domestic flight searches across the US, to uncover the top five states Americans are wanting to travel to.

Michigan ranked joint 1st, known for incredible hiking, fishing and water activities; alongside Hawaii, with its world-class beaches, scorching volcanoes, and pristine rainforests.

New York (3rd) is a state that caters to the interests of many. It is a dynamic city with some of the greatest food in the world, amazing shopping districts, and countless entertainment.

Florida ranked 4th, with millions of travelers visiting each year to experience some of the most famous attractions in the world. There are many beautiful national parks and beaches to see.

Museums and important historical sites represent Pennsylvania’s (5th) major attractions, but it also boasts marvelous countrysides and mountain ranges.

About the author

Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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