Travel experts utilize search analytics to name this year’s most wallet-friendly destinations
ORLANDO, Fla. – October 08, 2013 – HotelCoupons.com, a leading provider of hotel coupons and travel deals for the U.S. traveler, today shared the top 10 vacation destinations of budget-minded travelers in 2013. HotelCoupons.com is a division of Dominion Enterprises.
Based on search analytic results from HotelCoupons.com’s internal monitoring program, the destinations were searched the most by its site visitors in 2013. Offering lots of entertainment options and moderately priced lodging, these 10 fantastic vacation spots are ideal for travelers who want to save money.
“Trying to find a vacation destination that won’t break the bank can be daunting,” said Mark Novak, vice president and general manager of Travel Media Group. “By looking at our internal analytics, we were able to determine the most searched destinations among budget-minded travelers in 2013. We hope this list will help people making travel plans choose the destination that’s right for them.”
1. Orlando, Florida
Those looking for thrills can rest assured they’ll be found in the theme park mecca, Orlando, Florida. With more than 15 area theme parks, reasonable hotel options, and its warm, sunny weather, Orlando continues to be a hot spot for budget-savvy travelers and their families.
2. Miami, Florida
Another Sunshine State staple– Miami, Florida — comes in at number two on the list. Home to world-famous beaches and breathtaking architecture, Miami offers travelers both great history and great weather year-round.
3. New York City, New York
New York City, the pride of the Empire State, is filled with world-famous attractions, bustling culture and some of the best food around. While most think of the Big Apple as expensive, few realize that great deals can be found just a few miles outside the city limit. This helps New York City attract eager tourists year after year.
4. Bangor, Maine
Visitors to “The Queen City of the East” can enjoy legendary seafood and charming old-world culture in Bangor, Maine. The city is an exciting, friendly destination with breathtaking natural beauty. It’s the perfect destination for those looking to escape for a while!
5. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Located about 23 miles outside of Miami, Fort Lauderdale offers travelers a sunny beach vacation without the hustle and bustle of its metropolitan sister city. Fort Lauderdale packs a plethora of watersports and kid-friendly activities.
6. San Francisco, California
San Francisco, California, home to the famous Golden Gate Bridge, rightfully makes the top ten list. The city is rich in history, one-of-a-kind landscapes, galleries and art museums, and offers tours and sightseeing opportunities that won’t break the bank.
7. Portland, Oregon
Portland, Oregon’s unexpected attractions range from gardens and museums to the legendary Powell’s City of Books, the world’s largest independent bookstore. Portland offers something for all ages, including farmers’ markets, waterfalls, the MAX Light Rail and Oaks Amusement Park.
8. San Diego, California
Known for its award-winning attractions, museums and beaches, San Diego, California is bursting with things to do. With their exciting recreational opportunities, San Diego’s city parks and lakes make the destination a budget-friendly escape.
9. Las Vegas, Nevada
From its well-known, casino-filled strip to nature-filled outdoor activities, Las Vegas is wall-to-wall opportunities for fun. While a stay on the strip can cost a great deal, hotels within walking distance of all the action can cut costs greatly.
10. Virginia Beach, Virginia
Virginia Beach, Virginia rounds out the list of most-searched destinations by the budget-minded. Visitors can stroll along the three-mile boardwalk, lounge on one of the best beaches on the East Coast or shop in the city center — all at a wallet-friendly price point.
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About Travel Media Group
Travel Media Group is a leading provider of marketing services for the travel and hospitality industry, enabling travelers to get the best possible prices on hotel rooms. Started more than 31 years ago as the Exit Information Guide, a print publication dedicated to saving families and business travelers money on hotels and attractions, Travel Media Group’s offerings have evolved to include brands like HotelCoupons.com and Drive the Nation, all designed to help travelers save time and money.
Through their mobile websites, Android, iPhone and iPad apps, and print publications, Travel Media Group offers hotel savings in the U.S. for the last-minute traveler.
To learn more about Travel Media Group, visit www.travelmediagroup.com.
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