Top 10 trending travel destinations of 2021 unveiled on National Plan for Vacation Day

Tuesday marked National Plan for Vacation Day, and with the hope that the world will exit the grips of the coronavirus pandemic this summer, Tripadvisor named the 10 top trending US destinations and top 10 emerging destinations globally.

Domestically, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, nestled in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, was named the United States’ top trending travel destination for 2021. Gatlinburg is near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and is home to thousands of vacation homes and chalets. It is also adjacent to nearby Pigeon Forge, home of Dollywood. Pigeon Forge also ranked highly on the list, coming in

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Six totally not-upsetting ways to celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day

National Plan for Vacation Day could normally be spent with family, gathered ’round the computer to plan the upcoming year’s travels. For the obvious reasons, it looks a little different this year.

diagram: NEW updated vacay day illustration

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NEW updated vacay day illustration

We aren’t spending the holiday daydreaming about a kayaking trip to Nova Scotia or eating goulash on the Danube. We’re sitting at home wondering things like, “When can we travel again?” and, “God? Is that you? Have you forsaken us?”


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But a holiday’s a holiday, and we’re going to find a way to celebrate without heading out

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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Offers 25 Percent Off in Celebration of National Plan for Vacation Day

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of National Plan for Vacation Day, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts—the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,000 hotels across 90 countries—today announced a new three-day, mobile app flash sale, offering travelers 25 percent off the Best Available Rate on upcoming stays of two nights or more at thousands of hotels across the U.S.

The sale comes on the heels of a recent survey of Americans by the U.S. Travel Association where 97% of respondents said that having a trip planned makes them happier while 84% said they’re excited to plan

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