Yahoo! Travel has recently announced its top picks for the 4th of July weekend. These include New York, Boston, Lahaina, Fort Worth, San Francisco, New Orleans, Washington, D.C. and South Lake Tahoe. The official press release also reveals the top amusement parks this 4th of July, as well as the top searched national parks.
For those who want to spend this Fourth of July weekend camping, Yahoo! Travel recommends the following parks: Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Glacier National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Sequoia National Park, Zion National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Estes National Park.
The top amusement parks include Disneyland, as expected, but also Six Flags, Kings Island and Wisconsin Dells. Yahoo!Travel reported an increase of up to 70% in searches for these destinations, as well as searches spiking for “discount Hershey Park tickets” and (searches are up 2,456%), “Dollywood discount tickets” (searches are up 119%) which indicate that even though people are looking for ways to have fun, they are more concerned with saving a few bucks this holiday season.