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D.C. residents most likely to take vacation, according to survey

While more than 1.7 million people visit Washington each year, District residents take more vacations than residents of other top U.S. cities, according to a recent survey.

Washingtonians take the lead among the top 10 cities surveyed. Seventy-three percent of residents have taken or planned to take a vacation to a destination away from home for one night or more in the last five years, according to the online survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Inspirato.

The survey polled more than 2,500 people age 18 and older in Atlanta , Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia. San Francisco and Washington.

Chicagoans were the least likely in the group to have taken or plan on taking a vacation away from home for one or more nights, at 48 percent.


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