Golden State ranks high as USA travel destinationIf there was any doubt that California is the go-to vacation spot for people from all over the USA, a recent study by Priceline.com has confirmed that the Golden State ranks highly among travelers all over the country, including the East Coast.
The study shows that California was one of the top summer destinations among vacationers in every state in the country. The Golden State was the most popular destination in 27 states and ranked as second most popular in 13 other states.
Priceline.com did a study of their travel books made in April and May for travel from June 22 to Sept. 21.
Among the states where California is the most popular travel destination are Arizona, Alaska and Colorado. Some of the states considering California as their No. 2 destination were Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland.
California continues to see an increase in visitors to the state -- a total of 251 million visitors in 2014, which is a 3 percent increase over the previous year.
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