This MapQuest travel chart explores the most popular summer travel destinations within the United States. Summer is a popular season for travel, as kids are off from school and parents want to enjoy the warm weather.
According to this chart, the top searched parks on MapQuest include the Grand Canyon, Yellow Stone, Yosemite, Glacier National and Zion. The company's search data also indicates that 400,000 people searched for beach destinations, while 1.5 million searched for camp grounds when making plans to travel. Unsurprisingly, 9 million people searched for a place to enjoy some nice cold ice cream.
Other popular searches include Disneyland, Disney World, Legoland, Times Square, and the White House. This study is a prime example of the importance of data analysis, and how vital its role in marketing strategies can be.