Stat: The Top Ten Most Popular Labor Day Destinations

As the last long weekend in summer, Labor Day marks the last chance for travelers to take a vacation before the weather cools. 

Domestic airfare is up 6.6% this year at an average of $343 for a round-trip. According to Travelocity and their best Days to Fly data, money savvy travelers should consider departing on Saturday, August 30th rather than the Friday before Labor Day. Combined with a return trip on Wednesday, September 3rd, travelers can save nearly 15% versus a traditional Friday departure and Monday return.

Travelocity has rounded up the to the top ten most popular Labor Day destinations (based on airfare bookings). 

  Average RT Airfare Average Daily Hotel Rate
1.  New York City $323.97 $267.15
2.  Seattle $358.14 $233.96
3.  Los Angeles $317.87 $180.68
4.  San Francisco $342.50 $213.81
5.  Denver $289.44 $138.86
6.  Chicago $307.97 $186.06
7.  Washington, D.C $392.13 $160.20
8.  South Florida $309.56 $157.77
9.  Boston $304.88 $222.34
10.  Las Vegas $343.32 $128.56

Travelocity is also offering a  Labor Day promotion with $50 off of a $250 booking at a selection of primarily independent hotel properties across the US. Bookings must be made by August 31, 2014 for travel by December 31, 2014.