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November 14, 2011



The U.S. Department of Commerce announces state-level detailed data on Canadian travel to the United States for 2010 are now available on the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries website. Visitor volume estimates are provided for the following travel attributes:

  Visitors and visitor nights Trip purpose
  Spending in the U.S. Activities
  Province of residence Age (by gender)
  Mode of transportation Stay length
  Accommodations Quarter of visit

For each attribute, visitor volume is provided for nine census regions and 21 states meeting the minimum requirement 400 sample size.

To view or download PDF versions of the tables, go to: https://travel.trade.gov/outreachpages/inbound.country_in_north_america.canada.html

Historical data for years 2004 - 2009 and annual visitor profile reports are available at the same website location. The 2010 visitor profile report will be available later in November. The same website location also contains various types of analyses and presentations on this top market and links to in-market contacts.

HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 Canadian Visitors to the United States

  • Eight of nine regions and 17 of 21 states had visitor increases in 2010 over 2009 levels.
  • The top destination states were New York, Florida, Washington, California, Michigan, and Nevada.
  • Florida accounted for 16% of visitors, but 34% of visitor nights.
  • Ontario is the #1 origin province - producing 8.7 million and 44 percent of all visitors.

SOURCE: Canadian travel to the U.S. is provided by Statistics Canada, the statistical agency of the Canadian Government. To find out more about this program and Canadian travel information, please go to: https://travel.trade.gov/research/programs/canada/index.html