Most Popular International Destinations in Every State

A new report from InsureMyTrip ranks the most popular international destinations state by state. The data shows twenty-six states favor trips to the Caribbean, while other states prefer visiting the United Kingdom, Mexico or Italy. Results are based on all travel insurance purchases for international trips booked in 2017. (PRNewsfoto/InsureMyTrip)

A new report from InsureMyTrip ranks the most popular international destinations state by state.  The data shows twenty-six states favor trips to the Caribbean, while other states prefer visiting the United KingdomMexico or Italy. Results are based on all travel insurance purchases for international trips booked in 2017.


  • Caribbean islands (like Jamaica, Turks and Caicos, St. LuciaAntigua and St. Maarten) dominate the rankings in over half of US states.
  • New YorkVermontMaine and Connecticut report the highest percentage of trips to Italy.
  • Travel insurance customers from Hawaii pick Japan as a favorite destination.
  • Exotic destinations like Thailand and Israel gain popularity.

The list shows the top five international destinations state by state.

US STATE#1#2#3#4#5
AlabamaThe CaribbeanMexicoUnited KingdomBahamasItaly
AlaskaUnited KingdomMexicoCanadaThailandGermany
ArizonaMexicoUnited KingdomItalyThe CaribbeanCanada
ArkansasThe CaribbeanMexicoUnited KingdomItalyFrance
CaliforniaMexicoItalyUnited KingdomFranceCanada
ColoradoMexicoUnited KingdomItalyThe CaribbeanFrance
ConnecticutItalyThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomMexicoFrance
District of ColumbiaUnited KingdomItalyFranceMexicoSpain
DelawareThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomSpainMexicoBermuda
FloridaThe CaribbeanItalyUnited KingdomMexicoSpain
GeorgiaThe CaribbeanMexicoItalyUnited KingdomBahamas
HawaiiJapanCanadaUnited KingdomAustraliaItaly
IdahoMexicoUnited KingdomThe CaribbeanFranceSpain
IllinoisThe CaribbeanMexicoItalyUnited KingdomFrance
IndianaThe CaribbeanMexicoUnited KingdomItalyBahamas
IowaMexicoThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomItalyBahamas
KansasMexicoThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomFranceGermany
KentuckyThe CaribbeanMexicoUnited KingdomItalyBahamas
LouisianaThe CaribbeanMexicoUnited KingdomItalyFrance
MaineItalyThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomMexicoFrance
MarylandThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomItalyBahamasMexico
MassachusettsUnited KingdomThe CaribbeanItalyMexicoFrance
MichiganThe CaribbeanMexicoItalyUnited KingdomSpain
MinnesotaMexicoItalyThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomGermany
MississippiThe CaribbeanMexicoUnited KingdomCanadaItaly
MissouriThe CaribbeanMexicoItalyUnited KingdomFrance
MontanaUnited KingdomMexicoItalyAustraliaFrance
NebraskaMexicoThe CaribbeanItalyUnited KingdomBahamas
NevadaMexicoThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomItalyCanada
New HampshireThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomItalyMexicoFrance
New JerseyThe CaribbeanItalyMexicoUnited KingdomIsrael
New MexicoMexicoUnited KingdomItalyCanadaSpain
New YorkItalyThe CaribbeanMexicoIsraelUnited Kingdom
North CarolinaThe CaribbeanItalyUnited KingdomMexicoBahamas
North DakotaThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomItalyCanadaAustralia
OhioThe CaribbeanMexicoItalyUnited KingdomBahamas
OklahomaThe CaribbeanMexicoUnited KingdomItalyCanada
OregonMexicoUnited KingdomItalyFranceSpain
PennsylvaniaThe CaribbeanItalyMexicoUnited KingdomBahamas
Rhode IslandThe CaribbeanItalyUnited KingdomMexicoIreland
South CarolinaThe CaribbeanBahamasItalyMexicoUnited Kingdom
South DakotaMexicoThe CaribbeanItalyUnited KingdomCanada
TennesseeThe CaribbeanMexicoBahamasUnited KingdomItaly
TexasMexicoThe CaribbeanItalyUnited KingdomFrance
UtahMexicoThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomFranceItaly
VermontItalyUnited KingdomFranceMexicoThe Caribbean
VirginiaThe CaribbeanUnited KingdomItalyMexicoBahamas
WashingtonMexicoUnited KingdomItalyCanadaFrance
West VirginiaThe CaribbeanBahamasUnited KingdomIrelandMexico
WisconsinThe CaribbeanMexicoItalyGermanyUnited Kingdom
WyomingMexicoItalyCanadaThe CaribbeanIsrael

Data source: All InsureMyTrip travel insurance purchases in 2017 for trips outside the US.

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