BY THE NUMBERS: Summer facts

Compiled by Will Willcoxson

77

Percentage of people who plan to take a vacation this summer.

33

Percentage of people who plan their vacation in less than two hours.

80

Percentage of Americans who will vacation in the United States.

3

Top U.S. destinations for vacation: Las Vegas, New York and Orlando.

5

Top beach locations for vacation: Miami, Myrtle Beach, Honolulu, San Diego and Fort Lauderdale.

31

Percentage of people who will take their vacation in July.

$1,180

Average amount a person will spend on vacation.

5

Percentage that hotel prices rise during the summer.

206,200,000

Number of people expected to fly on U.S. carriers this summer.

$383

Average price of a round-trip plane ticket during the summer.

64

Percentage of people who expect to check their work email daily while on vacation.

23

Percentage of people who have used a sick day as a vacation day.

$3.72

Average price of a gallon of American gas as of May 15, 2012.

 

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http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/fullpage/summer-numbers-16428743

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