10 States Where Tourism is Big Business

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Travel plays a huge role in the American economy. Spring is right around the corner and for parents of school children and college students alike, that often means a Spring Break trip is looming in the future. It seems in the blink of an eye after that summer vacation is on the horizon, and that is another huge travel opportunity for a lot of people. Of course these, and other holidays, are only a small portion of the travel industry. There’s also business travel which helps keep the hotels, airlines, car rentals, and gas stations doing business. Lets check out which states the United States Census Bureau ranks the top 10 for domestic travel expenditures.

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