Why do you travel?

Why do you do it?

People do it for different reasons. Some do it for pleasure, some for business, others do it for adventure and some for their soul.

We are talking about Travel. That need to venture beyond your boarders into the great unknown. With travel stats on the rise let’s take a look at the who, what, where and why behind traveling.

🗺 WHO’s Traveling how many days per year (average).

🌎 Gen Z- ages 9-24 ▪️ 29 days

🌎 Millennials - 25 – 37▪️ 35 days

🌎 Gen X - 38– 56 ▪️ 26 days

🌎 Baby Boomers -57 – 75 ▪️ 27 days

🗺 HOW are they getting there?

🌎 Backpack ▪️ Gen Z

🌎 Plane ▪️ Millennials

🌎 Car ▪️ Gen X

🌎 Train ▪️ Baby boomers


🗺 WHAT type of vacation are they taking?

🌎 Family vacation▪️ Gen X

🌎 Weekend trips▪️ Gen Z

🌎 Cruises ▪️baby boomers

🌎 Road trip▪️millennials

📌Side note: Top 5 US road trips

🗺 California Pacific Coast

🗺 New England coast

🗺 Route 66

🗺 Blue Ridge Parkway

🗺 Black Hills - South Dakota

🗺Where are they going?

🌎 National Park ▪️ Baby Boomers

🌎 Theme park ▪️ Millennial

🌎 Major city▪️ Millennial

📌Side note: Top U.S. City's traveled to

🗺 New York

🗺 Miami

🗺 LA

🗺 Orlando

🗺 San Francisco

🗺 Vegas

🗺 WHY are they traveling?

🌎 Self discovery ▪️ Millennial

🌎 Visit family▪️Baby boomers

🌎 Historical learning ▪️ Millennial

🌎 Adventure ▪️ Gen Z

🌎 Leisure ▪️Baby boomer

🌎 Culture ▪️Millennial

📌side note:Top 5 culture activities:

🗺 history/art museums

🗺 aquariums

🗺 science museums,

🗺 theme parks,

🗺 How are they navigating? (Total #}

🌎 Phone map app ▪️ 53%

🌎 Car navigation system ▪️ 33%

🌎 Print out online directions ▪️ 10%

🌎 use a paper map ▪️ 2%

📌Side note: Paper map stats by generation.:

🗺 Gen Z ▪️ 50% have never even

see or used a paper map.

🗺 Millennials ▪️ 71% have seen a

pap map but only 30% have ever

used one.

🗺 Baby Boomers /Gen X▪️ 94% have

seen and used paper maps

📌 note: 45% said they have not

used one in more than 5 years.

We would love to hear from you. Tell us your who, what, where and why for traveling?

Art work shown: Map-netik USA picture map on galvanized metal * comes with a set of magnets.

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