Destinations

STUDY: Where do millennials want to go?

Topdeck’s annual Youth Travel Survey has revealed millennials top desired travel locations globally!

The survey was open to 18-35-year-olds globally but was weighted more heavily in the UK, United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Respondents were sourced from 101 countries in total.

Unsurprisingly, number one was the old fave for globe-trotting youngsters, Greece. But what stands out about these findings is the next two rankings, which are the US and Canada respectively.

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The study also found that 94 per cent of Australians have travelled overseas on average, 49 per cent would go away for 2-4 weeks, more than Kiwis at 39 per cent and globally at 37 per cent.

Plus, Aussies scored the highest when asked if they intended to travel this year, at 93 per cent, beating the global average of 91 per cent.

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In response to these findings, Topdeck has released four new US and Canada based trips to feed millennials growing desire to hit up north America:

10-Day Pacific Northwest (Vancouver>Portland>Seattle>Whistler)

Old Town Portland Oregon

From buzzing Vancouver to leafy Portland and wonderful Whistler (and back again), this trip ticks off the most awesome sights this naturally beautiful corner of the world has to offer. Expect outdoorsy activities, verdant views and a good few craft beers to wash it all down with.

Bucket list inclusions:

  • Space Needle, Seattle
  • Visit Multnomah Falls
  • Driving tour of Portland

9-Day Alaskan Adventure (Anchorage > Talkeetna > Denali > Tangle Lakes > Wrangell St Elias National Park > Price William Sound > Anchorage)

Alaska Landscape

Nature lovers, unite! Welcome to the ULTIMATE adventure destination – Alaska. Home of the largest mountain in North America, permafrost, salmon, tundra, craft breweries and the longest summer days you’ll ever experience, this Alaskan adventure is about to blow your mind.

Bucket list inclusions:

  • Entry to Denali National Park
  • Wildlife viewing drive, Denali
  • Worthington Glacier
  • Scenic drive through McCarthy

11-Day BBQ & Blues (Chicago > Nashville > Memphis > Jackson > New Orleans) Also available starting from New Orleans.

Beale Street Memphis Tennessee

Prepare to tap those toes as we get bluesy in Chicago, have a fling with country and western in Nashville and rock ‘n’ roll our cares away in Memphis. And to round things off? Bayou beats and Cajun treats in New Orleans. Bonus: these trips coincide with come of the USA’s best festivals. Hot damn. Ready to eat, drink and be merry? Yeah, you are!

Bucket list inclusions:

  • Driving tour of Chicago
  • Sun Studio tour, Memphis
  • 360 Tower with TILT experience, Chicago
  • Driving tour of Nashville

19-Day All American Outdoors (Seattle > Missoula > Yellowstone Region > Jackson Hole > Salt Lake City > Arches National Park > Grand Canyon Region, Arizona > Las Vegas > Yosemite National Park > San Francisco > Los Angeles)

Yellowstone National Park

Bucket list inclusions:

  • Space needle, Seattle
  • Entry to Yellowstone National Park
  • Chuckwagon Dinner Show, Jackson Hole
  • Entry to Grand Teton National Park
  • Navajo Jeep tour, Monument Valley
  • Entry to Grand Canyon National Park
  • Party bus, Las Vegas
  • Entry to Yosemite National Park
  • Driving tour of San Francisco

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