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Travel Trends

contd . from pg . 28 to plate up at their own convenience
in a private vacation
home . Outdoor kitchens ,
pizza ovens and air fryers are
the top three foodie-menities
travelers crave . Additionally
, nearly half of U . S . travelers
( 43 %)
u s e
cooking
to
cut
down
on
costs .
Travelers
are looking
for
amenities
in
their vacation
rentals
rather
than focusing on location . In fact , more than half ( 57 %) of travelers would rather book a unique vacation home to be with their people in a lesser-known destination than a less interesting , less equipped vacation home in a popular area .
COWBOY-CATIONS Rustic getaways are on the rise as travelers
private
crave vacation homes w i t h abundant space and exhilarating
views . Cue the cowboy-cation , offering an intimate escape in the rugged wilderness . Demand for homes in western destinations increased by more than 30 %
from September 2021-August 2022 . Plus , 42 % of U . S . travelers find inspiration in outdoorsy destinations and landscapes that include log-lined cabins , flickering fires and sweeping vistas .
Travelers can live out their western fantasies by booking
a luxurious lodge , ranch retreat or farmhouse that fits the whole crew . Destinations across Montana , Colorado and other western states spring to mind , but the cowboy-cation is not confined to the U . S . For a home on the range in Europe , travelers are booking converted barns and farmhouses in Italy , Spain , France and the United Kingdom . Thrill-seekers can also embrace their inner cowboy in Australia , where farmhouses in the outback overlook acres of wineries and wild brush . ( Family Features )
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HIDDEN GEMS Travelers are exploring unassuming locales and new places . Top hidden gems in the U . S . have one thing in common : beautiful lakes where travelers can take in tranquil views . Demand for private vacation homes in these unconventional destinations has increased by 30 % or more since September 2021 :
* Nampa , Idaho * Greensboro , North Carolina * Layton , Utah * Irmo , South Carolina * Oneonta , New York * Hampton , Virginia * Bristol , Rhode Island * Spokane , Washington * Las Cruces , New Mexico * Missoula , Montana
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