The Most Visited US States/Territories
These are the top states visited by overseas travelers. *Excludes visitors
from Canada, and Mexico.
10. New Jersey (721,000 Arrivals)
New Jersey's ranking on this list is in most part due to the Newark
International Airport, therefore not many stay long, however it's entirely
possible that a few foreign tourists have mispronounced the word New York to a
taxi driver & been taken to Newark.
9. Texas (901,000 Arrivals)
I'm not sure which part of Texas is exactly attractive to the tourists, but
apparently part of it is. That and Dallas is home to one of the world's busiest
airports, & is the hub of the world's largest airline.
8. Massachusetts (901,000 Arrivals)
Boston's appeal on the other side of the Atlantic is timeless. Europeans
seem to be fascinated with visiting Boston, & do so in large numbers.
7. Illinois (901,000 Arrivals)
Chicago being home to the 2nd busiest airport in the world, it's no surprise
that Illinois makes this list.
6. Guam (901,000 Arrivals)
Guam while rarely visited by domestic travelers, is huge on the
international scene with the majority of its visitors hailing from Japan. They
come for the perennial good weather, the beautiful beaches, & most important,
the amazing golf courses.
5. Nevada (1.4 Million Arrivals)
This is where Las Vegas is. Enough said.
4. Hawaii (2 Million Arrivals)
Hawaii is well it's Hawaii, beautiful beaches, tropical weather, volcanic
activity, what more could you want on an island in the middle of the Pacific?
3. California (4 Million Arrivals)
Maybe the most dreamt of place in the world, it's no surprise that
California ranks as high as it does on the international visitor chart. Los
Angeles is where dreams are made, & California just happens to be where it's at.
And San Francisco doesn't hurt either.
2. Florida (4.1 Million Arrivals)
Well Disney World is maybe the largest attraction in the world, receiving
visitors from every nation on earth, but Florida isn't just that, it's Miami as
well. And Miami is ground zero for Europeans on a package-holiday, it
seems as if every European has at one time or another taken a vacation package
1. New York (4.1 Million Arrivals)
Ahh New York, the least surprising end to any list ever made. New York City
is the most visited city in the United States by far, hence the state is as
well. This city has direct flights to Azerbaijan for goodness sake, & you know
if they have direct flights to Azerbaijan they have direct flights to pretty
Article written in whole by; Dakota Smith