Trending Now - Americans Heading South For Memorial Day, Abroad For The Summer


Published 04/14 2014 07:14AM

Updated 04/14 2014 12:01PM

It has been a cold, hard winter and if the nicer weather has you dreaming about vacation, you are not alone.

According to, Americans are searching out warm and sunny destinations for Memorial Day and thinking internationally for summer.

This year the trend for Memorial Day is to head south of the border. the number one trending destination spot is Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Kayak reports that flight searches are up 59-percent this year compared to Memorial Day searches last year.

Some of the other top Memorial Day destinations -- Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Nashville, Tennessee; New Orleans, Louisiana; Austin, Texas; and Savannah, Georgia.

And if you are looking past Memorial Day weekend to plan your summer getaway -- grab your passport! Americans are apparently thinking big trips abroad for summer.

Kayak says it has seen a big increase in international trip planning -- and the number one trending destination abroad this summer for Americans, is Rio De Janeiro, the site of this year's soccer World Cup. 

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