Western & Central New York’s Top Travel Destinations of 2017

Western & Central New York’s Top Travel Destinations of 2017

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2018 Shaping Up to be Incredible Year for Travel
Elizabeth Carey

Did you travel in 2017? If so, you’re not alone. And, according to AAA Western and Central New York’s travel consultants, chances are it was somewhere warm!

The results are in from trips booked throughout the year, and the majority of 2017 destinations were in warm climates. It looks like WNY and CNY residents tried to escape the cold and warm up this year.

According to AAA TripTiks, flights and hotels booked and more, the top travel destinations for 2017 for the Western and Central New York region were:

  1. Florida
  2. Caribbean Cruises
  3. Mexico
  4. Dominican Republic
  5. Alaskan Cruises
  6. Jamaica
  7. Nevada (Las Vegas)
  8. Hawaii
  9. European River Cruises
  10. California

While Florida and Caribbean cruises held their top spots, Mexico moved up to the third most popular destination. European river cruises, which travel along some the world's most scenic waterways, held onto the number 9 place while California made it onto the list at number 10.

2017 was a tremendous year for travel and AAA’s consultants expect the trend to continue into 2018. If you’re considering a 2018 trip, consultants are advising travelers to book now. Cold winter weather has people in the “booking mood,” with aircraft and cruise cabins already filling up.

From family vacations to couples retreats here in the U.S. or around the globe, AAA has the perfect trip ready and waiting for each individual with discounts and special benefits for AAA members.

For travelers looking to getaway, AAA is the premier choice for vacation and leisure. With expert travel consultants on standby to service travelers’ needs to full online services that put travel guides at your fingertips, AAA is a trusted source for tourism. Looking to take a trip? Simply visit https://westerncentralny.aaa.com/travel or call 800-937-1222 or stop into a AAA Travel & Insurance Center near you!