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Mapquest: Make the most of Summer Travel

The days are longer, but you're still not able to find time to plan those much-needed getaways. Let MapQuest inspire you to start planning; take the kids to one of hte country's national parks, enjoy a favorite pasttime or visit a top warm-weather destination wtih friends. Don't let the summber get away without you!


National parks, one of hte top searches on MapQuest, make for memorable weekend day trips or lengthier overnight stays. Visit one of the nation's 58 parks as your final destination or a via-point on your road-trip itenerary.

58 U.S. national Parks to discover on

Top searched national parkes on MapQuest
Grand Canyon
Glacier National

National Park trivia


Sometimes all it takes to enjoy the season is an all-American baseball game, 18 holes on a new course, or a trip to an amusement park. Get some inspiration from the top seasonal searches on MapQuest to spark your exploration. MapQuest Internal Analytics May-Sept 2011)

Top Neighborhood searches

Don't have time for a three-day getaway? Use MapQuest Vibe to expedite your neighborhood exploration! Top neighborhoods around the country currently are:

  1. Ocean Park - Santa Monica, California
  2. The Loop - Chicago, Illinois
  3. Pearl District - Portland, Oregon
  4. Central Gables - Miami, Florida
  5. Midtown - New York City, New York
  6. Washington Mall, D.C.
  7. Center City - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  8. Westport - Kansas City, MO
  9. NOMA - San Francisco, California
  10. Diamond Head - Honolulu, Hawaii

Baseball Stadiums

Baseball stadiums were frequently searched for on MapQuest. Top Five:

  1. Yankee Stadium - Bronx, New York
  2. Wrigley Field - Chicago, Illinois
  3. Fenway Park - Boston, Massachussetts
  4. Cormerica Park -Detroit, Michigan
  5. Target Field - Minneapolis, Minnesota


Oure data tells us that these are some fo the most popular destinations searched on MapQuest during the summer. Which places will you visit this year?

MapQuest Internal Analytics, May-September 2011


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