Winter may not be completely over yet, but with temperatures starting to rise and days getting longer, US travelers are already planning their spring break. When it comes to resorts, historic cities, small beach towns, and adventure-packed destinations are inciting wanderlust for U.S. guests this spring1.
Roma-mantic international travel is on the rise
Enthusiasm for international travel continues to grow, with guests showing an increased interest in city travel this spring. Couples in particular are using spring break as an opportunity to travel across the Atlantic and immerse themselves in the rich cultures of iconic European cities. Below are some of the top trending international destinations U.S. guests are looking for this spring2:
Local travel sprouts with guests seeking sun and poolside relaxation
The city travel trend continues for travelers staying in the United States, especially those hosting major sporting events. Home to The Masters golf tournament in early April, Augusta, GA is our top-performing US home destination this spring, with Indianapolis, which will host the NCAA Final Four championship game, also topping the list. Other trending destinations include the vibrant jazz destination Kansas City and several coastal beach towns that are popular for relaxing in nice weather3:
Trending categories: Fantastic pools, beaches and iconic cities are the most booked for spring 2023
In May 2022, Airbnb introduced a new way to search designed around Airbnb categories, making it easy to discover millions of unique homes guests didn’t know existed. of a foreign city – Amazing Pools, Beach and Iconic Cities are the most booked categories for US travelers this spring. However, many travelers also crave spring break adventure with surfing, skiing and golf also appearing in the top 10 most booked category list4.
Spring break without breaking the bank: most affordable stays on the bucket list
Whether you’re planning a solo trip, a romantic getaway, or a visit to family and friends, spring break getaways don’t need to break the bank. On Airbnb, our wish list tool is used by many to save some of their favorite stays and help them plan. This spring, we’re sharing some of the most affordable homes on U.S. travelers’ wishlists in 2022 — here’s our roundup of the most-wishlist homes among our trending destinations under $1005 to inspire your next trip6:
The new category, a great way to find deals
Another great way to find affordable listings on the platform and save on your travels this spring is to check out the “New” category which launched last November and includes homes added to Airbnb in the past 10 weeks. When they sign up for Airbnb, hosts often set an attractive price to make their homes stand out.
1 For both 2022 and 2023, “spring” bookings or searches on the Airbnb platform are defined as March 1 through April 30. The trend data in this report uses 2022 data checked in for spring 2023 over the prior year.
2 Trending destinations are calculated based on the growth of 2022 searches by Airbnb guests in the United States for check-in between March 1, 2023 and April 30, 2023, versus 2021 searches for check-in between March 1, 2022 and April 30, 2022 .
3 Trending destinations are calculated based on the growth of searches by Airbnb guests to check-in between March 1, 2023 and April 30, 2023, compared to March 1, 2022 and April 30, 2022.
4 most booked categories for travel from 1 March to 30 April 2023
5 Most wishlist stays with a daily weekend price under $100, based on future availability as of February 14, 2023, which means the listing has at least one weekend night at this daily price in the future. Price does not include cleaning fees, taxes, or Airbnb fees.
6 Most Desired Airbnb Listings in the US from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022
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