Where Americans are ringing in the New Year

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013. Filed under: Destinations Holidays New Year's Day
Orlando, Florida has emerged as the most popular destination for New Year's Eve on online booking site Hotwire.com. ©Migclick/shutterstock.com

Orlando, Florida has emerged as the most popular destination for New Year’s Eve on online booking site Hotwire.com.

(Relaxnews) – Sun-soaked Orlando has outranked New York to become the most popular destination among Americans for ringing in the New Year, according to an online booking site.

After looking at hotel bookings made on December 11 for travel between December 30 and January 2, Hotwire.com has deduced that revelers —  likely those in snow-swept regions — are opting to ring in the New Year in Orlando, Florida where many attractions are animated and Disney-saturated.

Orlando is likewise the cheapest destination on the list, with an average hotel rate of $89.

Meanwhile, the only international destination to figure on the ranking is London, which landed in 8th spot.

Here are the top 10 most popular New Year’s destinations according to Hotwire.com bookings:

1. Orlando, Florida
2. New York City, NY
3. Las Vegas, Nevada
4. Chicago, Illinois
5. New Orleans, Louisiana
6. San Francisco, California
7. San Diego, California
8. London, England
9. Los Angeles, California
10. Miami, Florida


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