A recent survey revealed the major U.S. cities that Americans are most reluctant to travel to, with Detroit, Michigan, taking the top spot. The survey, conducted by SurveyMonkey on behalf of The Vacationer, gauged the travel sentiments of Americans, also highlighting that more than a quarter of the respondents do not avoid any major U.S. city for travel. This list is seen as a tool for prospective travelers to make informed decisions.
- Top avoided cities according to the survey include Detroit (22.50%), Chicago (21.71%), and Atlanta (18.47%).
- Despite its recent negative press, San Francisco ranked only 7th with 15.62% of respondents avoiding it, while New York City was the fourth most avoided.
- Honolulu, Hawaii, was the least avoided city, with only 4.91% of participants saying they’d avoid traveling there.
- Over 26% of respondents, representing more than 69 million Americans, said they wouldn’t avoid any major U.S. city on the list.
- The survey data was gathered from 1,020 American adults and carries a confidence level of 95% with a margin of error of ±3.134%.