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UK travelers name USA as top solo travel destination this fall

UK travelers name USA as top solo travel destination this fall

9.9% of UK travelers named the USA as their top destination for a solo trip this September to November

Thanks to its extravagant Halloween celebrations and striking autumnal foliage, the USA has been named as the top destination to visit alone this autumn.

In new data released by a travel dating website, 9.9% of UK members have named the USA as their top destination for a solo trip this September to November.


Following the USA’s lead, the most popular short-haul destination for UK travelers is Spain (8.5%), thanks to its cooler climate after the sweltering summer months.

Taking a break at home also proved popular amongst UK travelers, with 7.3% claiming they were planning to take a staycation ahead of the gloomier winter months.

Other destinations popular with UK travelers this autumn include tropical Thailand (7%), faraway Australia (5.9%) and picturesque Italy (3.7%).

Looking at the favorite destinations across all UK travelers, an autumn trip to India (8.9%) secured the top spot, thanks to its iconic landmarks and incredible scenery. It seems that solo visits to the US are a global trend too, since 8.3% of all members worldwide are keen to take a trip there in the coming months, closely followed by Spain (5.1%) and Turkey (4.4%).



Now that the streets have cooled off following the summer heat, sightseeing during the off-peak season proved popular with 27.1% of UK members taking a trip this autumn. However, 9.3% of UK travelers listed catching the last of the sunshine at the beach as their main priority during an autumn trip and 13.1% plan to take a road trip. Other activities popular with travelers included enjoying a destination’s cuisine (9.3%) and attending a festival or concert (7.3%).

A post-summer solo trip appears to be most popular with younger travelers, since 40.6% of those travelling this autumn are aged 25 – 34 years old and 24.8% are aged 35 – 44 years old. Likewise, the majority (68%) of those travelling solo this autumn are male.

Top Destinations For UK Travelers This Autumn

USA – 9.9%
Spain – 8.5%
UK – 7.3%
Thailand  – 7.0%
Australia – 5.9%
Italy – 3.7%
India – 2.9%
France – 2.6%
Netherlands – 2.2%
Japan – 2.2%
Brazil – 1.9%

Top Destinations For Global Travelers This Autumn

India – 8.9%
USA – 8.3%
Spain – 5.1%
Italy – 4.6%
Turkey – 4.4%
Thailand – 4.2%
France – 3.8%
UAE – 3%
UK – 2.6%
Brazil – 1.9%
Mexico – 1.9%

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