Travel Pack Your Bags: This Place Was Just Named the #1 U.S. Destination for 2018

02:05  15 february  2018
02:05  15 february  2018 Source:   PureWow

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You’ve been keeping tabs on flights to Paris and setting up airfare alerts to every major city in Asia. Except—helloooo—there’re some pretty spectacular places right here in our own backyard, which is why Lonely Planet just released its list of the ten best U.S. destinations for 2018.

At the very top: California’s redwood coast. We guess West Coast is really the best coast after all—have you seen those magnificent 20-stories-high beauties and the gorgeous Pacific coast beaches? It stretches 175 miles from the southern Humboldt County line to the Oregon border and includes quaint picturesque towns like Eureka and Crescent City. And if the landscape isn’t enough, the local breweries and cozy coffee shops you pass along the way are definitely worth a visit, too.

Best of all, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Save the Redwoods League, entry to 40 redwood state parks is free for anyone on every second Saturday each month. 

Hey, if we looked that good at 2,000 years old, we’d deserve an award, too… 

Visa travel study reveals how much people are spending and where they're going .
A new report from Visa shows that globetrotters are taking shorter but more frequent holidays, favoring destinations like Japan, the US and Australia, and spending an average of $1,793 per trip. Those are some of the conclusions from Visa's Global Intentions Study, which teased out trends from a survey of 15,500 interviews conducted across 27 markets, to make travel forecasts for 2018. According to the data, trips are getting shorter: In 2013, the average vacation lasted 10 nights. The global average is now down to eight nights. While trips are getting shorter, globally, people are also taking a greater number of vacations a year, from an average of 2.

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