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New York heads list of top destinations for July 4th 2012
Tags: 4th of july, blog index, chicago, expedia, hawaii, july 4th, new york, orbitz,, travelocity

Here's my list of the top 50 most-requested destinations for the July 4th holiday.  My list comes from thousands of actual hotel booking requests made by our Name Your Own Price hotel customers.  Because my list is actual credit card-backed booking requests, I think the list is one of the most accurate predictors of July 4th tourism.

So, this list can help in two ways.  If you want to be where the action is, look no further.  And, if you want to avoid the crowds, my list should help there, too.

Priceline still has plenty of hotel rooms, airline tickets, rental cars and vacation packages available for the July 4th week.  Since this is pretty much last-minute, I recommend you look at our Express Deals hotel offerings, which are discounted up to 45%, and of course our Name Your Own Price services, where you can bid and save up to 40% on an airline ticket, 40% on a rental car and 60% on a hotel room.  Check for more details.

Have a happy and safe 4th.

Brian’s Top 50 Destinations for July 4th 2012
#1        New York City, Midtown West
#2        Chicago, North Michigan Ave./River North Area
#3        San Diego, Downtown & Harbor Island
#4        San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf
#5        Las Vegas, Strip North
#6        Oahu, Waikiki Beach Area
#7        New York City, Times Square/Theater District
#8        New York City, Upper East Side
#9        Maui, Ka’anapali/Lahaina
#10      Boston, Waterfront/Convention Center
#11      Los Angeles, Santa Monica/Marina Del Rey
#12      Chicago, Millennium Park/Loop & Grant Park
#13      Seattle, Downtown/Pike Place
#14      Orange County, Disneyland/Anaheim North
#15      Niagara Falls, St. Catharines
#16      Las Vegas, Strip Vicinity South
#17      New York City, Midtown East
#18      Paris, Champs Elysees/Arc de Triomphe
#19      Seattle, City Center/Space Needle
#20      Montreal, Downtown/City Center
#21      Portland, Downtown
#22      San Francisco, Union Square East
#23      Milwaukee, Downtown
#24      Orange County, Newport/Huntington Beach
#25      Orange County, Disneyland/Anaheim South/Orange/Garden Grove
#26      Washington, DC, Convention Center/Capitol Hill Area
#27      St. Louis, Downtown
#28      Washington, DC, Crystal City
#29      Newark, Jersey City/Hoboken/Weehawken
#30      New Orleans, French Quarter
#31      Toronto, Downtown/Toronto North
#32      Boston, Harbor Front/Aquarium
#33      London, Westminster
#34      San Antonio, Riverwalk Area
#35      Orlando, Downtown Disney/Lake Buena Vista
#36      San Diego, Coronado
#37      Boston, Copley Square/Back Bay
#38      St. Petersburg, Clearwater Beach
#39      Oahu, Executive Center Area
#40      San Francisco, Financial District/Embarcadero
#41      Chicago, Greater Chicago
#42      Los Angeles, Downtown
#43      Washington, DC, White House/Downtown
#44      Niagara Falls, Buffalo Side
#45      San Diego, Coastal Area
#46      Key West
#47      New York City, Central Park South
#48      Los Angeles, Airport Area
#49      San Francisco, SOMA/Moscone Center

#50      Washington, DC, Dupont Circle/Woodley Park