Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

JUST THE FACTS

What to Do Abroad?

November 08, 1998

Some popular activities for U.S. leisure travelers in foreign countries in 1997:*

Dining in restaurants: 84%

Shopping: 81%

Visiting historical places: 60%

Sightseeing in cities: 50%

Touring the countryside: 46%

Visiting art gallery, museum: 33%

Water sports/sunbathing: 28%

Nightclub/dancing: 26%

Guided tours: 20%

Amusement/theme parks: 11%

Casinos/gambling: 9%

Cruises (1 or more nights): 7%

Camping/hiking: 6%

Snow skiing: 2%

* Excludes Canada and Mexico. Totals more than 100% because some respondents listed more than one category.

Source: Tourism Industries, U.S. Commerce Dept.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|