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According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly two-thirds of leisure travelers (64%) are planning to take a summer vacation this year. It looks like a lot of those people will be visiting theme parks because, for the second year in a row, Orlando is the most popular summer travel destination. You know what that means: big crowds.

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If the frenzy of Walt Disney World or The Wizarding World of Harry Potter aren’t what you’re looking for, how about a trip to the “Old World” instead? It just so happens that four historic European capital cities are also on the list of AAA’s most popular summer travel destinations, based on bookings for trips June 1 through August 15, 2019:

AAA’s Top Summer Destinations

1. Orlando, FL

2. London, England

3. Rome, Italy

4. Vancouver, BC, Canada

5. Dublin, Ireland

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6. Paris, France

7. Seattle, WA

8. Anchorage, AK

9. Honolulu, HI

10. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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