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The Hot List: Fall’s Most Popular Destinations

As much as we hate to say it, summer is starting to wind down. If you’re planning on any fall travel and don’t know where to go, take a look at our overview of iQuanti’s report on the hottest travel destinations for fall. The analytical firm analyzed two years of seasonal data about hotel reservations, flight bookings, travel deals, and vacation plans to come up with fall’s most popular attractions.

After a summer spent outdoors, travelers are looking to combine the indoor-outdoor diversions of Sin City for their fall trips, as Las Vegas takes the number one slot.

Related: 10 Things Locals Want You to Know About Las Vegas

Myrtle Beach, New York, Miami, and Orlando round out the top five, with increases in all searches over the previous year.

Related: What Not to Do in New York City

Chicago, San Diego, Boston, San Francisco, and Key West finish up the top 10 list, with Boston showing the highest decrease in the previous year’s searches.

Related: What Not to Do in Boston

The report also analyzed the domestic travel destinations people searched for from the five most populous U.S. states: California, Texas, Florida, and New York. Californians and Texans love traveling to Las Vegas, having the most searches from both states. And interestingly enough, New York was the most searched destination for Floridians and New Yorkers in the fall.

Ashley Rossi is always ready for her next trip. Follow her on Twitter @ashley_stravel for more advice on travel hacks and destination ideas.

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By Ashley Rossi

Ashley Rossi is always ready for her next trip. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram for travel tips, destination ideas, and off the beaten path spots.

After interning at SmarterTravel, Ashley joined the team full time in 2015. She's lived on three continents, but still never knows where her next adventure will take her. She's always searching for upcoming destination hotspots, secluded retreats, and hidden gems to share with the world.

Ashley's stories have been featured online on USA Today, Business Insider, TripAdvisor, Huffington Post, Jetsetter, and Yahoo! Travel, as well as other publications.

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