It is not a secret that anywhere you go, there is something great to explore. It is estimated that Americans took a total of 2.2 billion trips for both business and leisure purposes. This amazing infographic shows how magnificent traveling the U.S. could be. An interesting fact is that 1 out of 9 U.S. jobs depend on travel and tourism. When it comes to traveling by air, the U.S. has about 5,200 different airports. The most expensive days to fly are Fridays and Sundays.
Turning to train travel, every day over 84,600 passengers ride more than 300 Amtrak trains. There is a total of 58 national parks in the U.S. This infographic lists the most iconic U.S. landmarks including Niagara Falls, the Alamo, Mount Rushmore and Fort Sumter. According to the infographic, the 10 most popular travel destinations include Las Vegas, San Diego, Seattle, Washington, and Chicago.
The biggest reason people travel during the holidays are visiting friends and family. During Thanksgiving, long-distance travel goes up by 54%. During Christmas & New Years, long-distance travel goes up by 23%. Do not miss to read the 10 worst travel days each year that will save you a headache.
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