Summertime is when you normally see many Americans go on vacation.

Kids are out of school...

The weather is great...

And there's a whole wide world out there to explore...

However, if you haven't yet planned out your vacation for this year yet, you'll definitely want to leave a few places off the list of possible destinations.

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Traveling In 2024

2024 is the year of solo travel, according to Travel and Leisure.

76 percent of millennials and Gen Z will be making some sort of trip by themselves this year. This year, many of these travel destinations will include some sort of sporting event.

67 percent of young travelers are interested in traveling for sports. The biggest destinations that these sports fans are looking into are Paris, New York City, and Miami.

This summer the Olympics will be held in Paris, France so that makes a whole lot of sense.

Where Are Iowans Road Tripping?

Midwesterners sure do love a good road trip...

According to a recent survey, 93 percent of Americans enjoy a road trip. When Midwesterners are road tripping, then they are most likely to go to Florida, Illinois, or even Michigan.


The world can be a bit of a scary place sometimes.

So, if you plan on traveling somewhere you've never been before, make sure to be careful. There are multiple places that Iowans should not even try to visit at this time.

Americans Advised to NOT Travel to These 19 Destinations

Americans Advised to Avoid These 19 Destinations The United States Department of State has four levels of advisories: exercise normal precautions, exercise increased caution, reconsider travel, and do not travel. Currently, 19 destinations fall under a Level 4: DO NOT TRAVEL advisory, so plan your travels accordingly.

Have you been to any of these places before?

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WalletHub's 100 Best Cities For 2024 Summer Vacations

The financial gurus at WalletHub, looking at activities, weather, attractions, safety, and average local costs, ranked cities across the United States for summer destination friendliness. For full methodology, click the link in the #1 entry in WalletHub's 100 Best Cities for Summer Vacations.

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