Which of these trips have you taken in the past?*

Share of parents in U.S. by family vacations they have taken in the past 2016 The statistic shows the share of U.S. parents by the type of trips they have taken in the past as of 2016. During the survey, 82 percent of respondents said they have taken a trip to a theme park.
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Share of respondents
Day trip88%
Weekend getaway84%
Multi-day vacation in U.S.84%
Theme park82%
Trip to see relatives82%
Museum or cultural attraction82%
City vacation82%
Beach vacation77%
Family road trip76%
Attending sport events59%
Visits to a national park52%
Camping trip49%
Family reunion42%
Competing in sports events32%
Safari or wildlife viewing25%
Multi-day vacation international24%
Cruise20%
Ski or snowboard15%
RV trip13%
Volunteer or mission trip10%
Share of respondents
Day trip88%
Weekend getaway84%
Multi-day vacation in U.S.84%
Theme park82%
Trip to see relatives82%
Museum or cultural attraction82%
City vacation82%
Beach vacation77%
Family road trip76%
Attending sport events59%
Visits to a national park52%
Camping trip49%
Family reunion42%
Competing in sports events32%
Safari or wildlife viewing25%
Multi-day vacation international24%
Cruise20%
Ski or snowboard15%
RV trip13%
Volunteer or mission trip10%
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The statistic shows the share of U.S. parents by the type of trips they have taken in the past as of 2016. During the survey, 82 percent of respondents said they have taken a trip to a theme park.
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Release date
October 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
April to August, 2016
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
have at least one child who is 17 years of age or younger*
Method of interview
Face-to-face interview
Supplementary notes
* The source does not provide detailed information regarding the number of respondents or the questions. The chosen wording here might therefore differ slightly from the survey.
Multiple answers were possible.

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