Most popular travel weeks begin June 21 and June 28, timed around Independence Day
Tripadvisor’s 2021 Summer Travel Index has found that 43% of Americans believe travel activity will rebound within three months.
Indeed, 67% of Americans surveyed are planning to travel this summer (June 1 – August 31), which is a 17% increase from those who traveled this spring (March 1- May 31).
Millennials are the most excited to get back out there with the vast majority (72%) of the generation planning trips. Although many still plan to drive to their destination (43%), 19% plan to fly, up 4% from this spring.
Americans are done with quiet staycations and hanging out idly in their homes; they’re excited to get out and about.
Compared to the first week of January, hotel searches are up 65%, searches for experiences (attractions and tours) increased by 78%, and restaurant searches are up 53%1.
According to the research, of those planning to travel, 74% of Americans will take a domestic trip and 13% will travel internationally.
We’ve reported that air ticketing won’t recover until 2024.