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Midwest City Named Top Summer Travel Destination in US: Report

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    The top U.S. travel destination for summer 2018, according to a new a report, is within driving distance from Chicago.

    Mackinac Island in Michigan topped TripAdvisor’s latest list of best summer travel destinations in the country.

    According to the report, the “charming island is a throwback to old-timey seaside leisure with candy-colored facades of downtown shops.”

    Summer nightly hotel rates average about $347 while domestic round-trip airfare sits near $476, the report states. The least expensive summer week for the island is June 4, according to TripAdvisor.

    The list was made based on seasonal hotel booking interest, according to the travel website.

    Other locations named on the list include Bar Harbor, Maine; Block Island, Rhode Island; Lake George, New York; West Yellowstone, Montana; Ocean City, Maryland; Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts; Anchorage, Alaska; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Nantucket, Massachusetts.


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