As the New Year rolls around, the latest data from priceline.com reveals that the majority of travelers will be heading to warm-weathered cities, which dominated its annual list of top 2015 destinations, based on advanced hotel reservations. From Orlando to Oahu, travelers are in favor of ditching the snow for sandy beaches and enjoying a relaxing getaway.
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Las Vegas continues to be a hot spot for 2015. But for the most bang for your buck, travelers should consider taking a vacation in either Dallas, TX or Salt Lake City, UT, both of which showed the lowest average daily hotel room rates on priceline.com in 2014. Dallas boasts many attractions, including a lakeside Botanical Garden and an indoor ice rink in the Galleria shopping complex connected to a major hotel that’s convenient for travelers. Salt Lake City claims to be the Genealogy Capital of the World where travelers can check out the Family History Library, all while enjoying sweeping, mountainous views.
Among the value destinations with the lowest average daily room rates are:
Dallas, TX Salt Lake City, UT Orlando, FL Charlotte, NC Phoenix, AZ Tampa, FL Las Vegas, NV Atlanta, GA Louisville, KY San Antonio, TX Houston, TX Orange County, CA Minneapolis/ St. Paul, MN Denver, CO Portland, OR