Travelers Reveal Vacation Dreams

The 2008 National Leisure Travel Monitor, a study of attitudes and preferences of American travelers, has released the findings of a study identifying the favored travel plans for vacationers this year. Here are some of the results:

•   70 percent want to vacation in beautiful scenery.
•   50 percent are looking for a beach experience. Florida is the preferred domestic destination.
•   More than 1/3 like going to theme parks.
•   40 percent want to stay at a hotel with a casually elegant atmosphere.
•   2/3 want to go to a place they have never visited before.
•   20 percent want to go fishing, gambling or to a spa.
•   10 percent are interested in a nude recreation experience.

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