Newport is among the most six popular cities in the U.S. to travel to this spring, according to a news release highlighting 2017 Spring Break Travel Trends from has found that Newport is among this year’s trending cities, based on current bookings. Newport joins Big Bear Lake, California; Charleston, South Carolina; Moab, Utah; South Lake Tahoe, California; and Tulum, Mexico as top spots for those looking for the Spring Break destinations attracting the biggest crowds.

Although’s data shows that Spring Break (March 18th – April 30th) will be 2% more expensive than last year, there are a few popular destinations that stood out as being slightly less expensive throughout the six week travel period in the report: Atlantic City (11% cheaper), New Orleans (8% cheaper), Miami Beach (4% cheaper) and Tampa (9% cheaper).

There was no data provided on comparable cost of what Spring Break in Newport will cost the average visitor this year, compared to the past.

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).