Still trying to decided where to go for your family’s summer vacation? Studies show that traveling with kids has tremendous, lasting benefits no matter where you go, but some destinations might be a little more exciting than others. AAA has released its list of the top 10 travel destinations for summer 2019.

Based on data from AAA Travel bookings for trips Jun. 1 through Aug. 15, 2019, these are the top 10 destinations for this summer.

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  1. Orlando, Florida
  2. London, England
  3. Rome, Italy
  4. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  5. Dublin, Ireland
  6. Paris, France
  7. Seattle, Washington
  8. Anchorage, Alaska
  9. Honolulu, Hawaii
  10. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

“Millions of Americans are making plans for summer vacations, visiting famous landmarks in Europe, family attractions stateside, and anything in between,” said Paula Twidale, vice president, AAA Travel. “AAA recommends travelers plan ahead and book early with the expertise of a knowledgeable travel agent to maximize your vacation experience, saving time and money so you can focus on making vacation memories that will last well after summer fades away.”

If crowds aren’t your thing or these popular destinations are already booked for the summer, there are plenty of other hotspots to check out. “These top locales are sure to see an influx of travelers this summer, but some people will be looking for great vacation spots with slightly fewer crowds,” continued Twidale. “Other destinations to watch this year that didn’t quite make the top 10 list include Montego Bay, Jamaica; Calgary, Canada; Amsterdam, Netherlands; and Anaheim, California.”

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—Shahrzad Warkentin

 

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