As summer approaches, searches for “summer vacation” are spiking and travelers are showing an increased interest in two New England destinations, according to Google.
A New England destination is the best small town to visit in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report
Google released a Complete Google Guide to Summer 2021 and ranked 10 trending U.S. destinations, based on a high percentage of growth in hotel searches when comparing April 2019 to April 2021. Bar Harbor, Maine ranked No. 3, and Newport, R.I. ranked No. 9 (The No. 1 trending spot is Round Rock, Texas).
For each trending destination, Google also listed three “hidden gem” restaurants.
“Hidden Gem restaurants are verified restaurants on Google Maps with high ratings from fewer people — which could help you avoid crowds and get an amazing meal,” wrote Google.
Bar Harbor was recently named the best small town to visit in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report.
View the entire list of 10 trending vacation destinations.
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