Will you be one of the one in four New Yorkers who vacation locally this coming summer?
Cooper Tires commissioned OnePoll to survey 2,000 New Yorkers about their plans and 28 percent of New Yorkers (one in four) revealed that they plan to vacation somewhere close to home this summer.
A good chunk of people who participated in the survey said that they don’t want to venture more than 115 miles from home for their summer vacation and because they’re not going further, they’re planning to squeeze in road trips this summer that will only take them away from home for two or so days.
If you’re someone who plans to stick closer to home this summer but are looking for places somewhat close to the Southern Tier where you can escape for a day or two, you might want to think about visiting a couple of these places.
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Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.
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