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Abroad in America

March 05, 2000

About 24 million overseas visitors* come to the U.S. each year. Here's what they do here:

Shopping.....................89%

Dining in restaurants........83%

Sightseeing in cities........45%

Visiting amusement parks.....33%

Visiting historical places...33%

Visiting small towns.........30%

Water sports/sunbathing......26%

Touring the countryside......24%

Visiting national parks......21%

Visiting art museums.........20%

*Note: Excludes visitors from Canada and Mexico

Sources: Tourism Industries/ITA; Travel Industry Assn. of America

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