Upstate New York Location Named Top Travel Destination in World
Why travel the world and spend TONS of money when you can just drive a few hours away?
AirBnB, a vacation rental site,recently named the Hudson Valley in its '19 Destinations to Visit in 2019.'
The Hudson Valley beat out amazing destinations like Italy and Spain to claim the #11 spot!
The Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley were ranked above places in Brazil, Georgia, Spain, and Taiwan.
The rankings were based on a combination of of AirBnB searches, bookings, and wish list growth.
The Hudson Valley saw a 100% increase in bookings through the vacation rental site. The Hudson Valley area also saw a 130% in searches for the destination as a potential vacation destination.
The rankings are as follows:
- Kaikoura, New Zealand
- Xiamen, China
- Puebla, Mexico
- Normandy, France
- Great Smoky Mountains, US
- Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
- Accra, Ghana
- Outer Hebrides, Scotland
- Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
- Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley, US
- Santa Catarina State, Brazil
- Batumi, Georgia
- Winnipeg, Canada
- Pondicherry, India
- Calabria, Italy
- Andalucia, Spain