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 Booking.com.

Booking.com 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 Booking.com’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).