AllGetaways.com Announces Second Annual Top 100 List of Travel Getaways in North America

AllGetaways.com, a leading trip-planning resource for North American travel, today announced the Top 100 Getaways that include weekend and romantic getaways, camping trips, scenic drives, family excursions, and beach vacations. This is the second year that AllGetaways.com released its Top100 Nielsen(R) ratings-type rankings for travel getaways popularity and usage. The "Adirondacks Getaway" tops the list as the most popular getaway. Although a scenic drive from California's North Coast appears at the number two spot, the majority top 20 getaways from the list highlight the popularity of weekend trips and romantic getaways.

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For the second year in a row, our Top 100 AllGetaways list provides exclusive information and immediate feedback for both the travel industry on how and where people travel and for potential travelers looking for the perfect getaway in North America

SEATTLE (PRWEB) May 23, 2007

    AllGetaways.com is an online resource that connects travelers to the most reliable content available - published travel guidebooks. Voting is based on AllGetaways.com's proprietary data and includes the following criteria: destination page visits, trip ratings, and travel guide views. The AllGetaways Top Getaways were selected based on the analysis of 3.8 million 'votes' by subscribers and visitors to the AllGetaways.com website of over 10,000 destinations in the US, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

The entire Top 100 list is available at: http://www.allgetaways.com/top_getaways.asp

Getaways broken out by travel activity type for the Top 100 List:

-- Weekend Getaways (54 total getaways)

-- Romantic Getaways (17 total getaways)

-- Scenic Drives (11 total getaways)

-- Family Vacations (9 total getaways)

-- Camping Trips (8 total getaways)

-- Beach Vacations (1 getaway)

"For the second year in a row, our Top 100 AllGetaways list provides exclusive information and immediate feedback for both the travel industry on how and where people travel and for potential travelers looking for the perfect getaway in North America," said Doug Colbeck, co-founder and GM of AllGetaways.com's parent company, Hillclimb Media. "This proprietary data can be used to support the travel programs of tourism boards and companies, while the robust consumer feedback helps publishers who use our real-time sales data for current and future book publications. This wealth of information can't be found anywhere else."

Through partnerships with top travel guidebook publishers, the site aggregates thousands of books and trip itineraries that describe over 10,000 destinations. The destinations are converted to electronic files, divided into individual chapters, and added to the searchable online database, available at AllGetaways.com. The AllGetaways Top 100 Getaways of North America list is based on 3.8 million pieces of data compiled from January to December 2006.

About AllGetaways.com

AllGetaways.com is the most complete online planning resource for self-guided travel in North America. Through partnerships with leading guidebook publishers, including Insiders' Guide, Fodor's, Rough Guides, The Globe Pequot Press, and Mobile Travel Guide, AllGetaways.com gives consumers access to over 10,000 detailed itineraries for travel destinations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

These travel guides are chapters from well-known published guidebooks covering topics such as weekend getaways, romantic getaways, family vacations, off-the-beaten-path travel, road trips, and city walking tours. The travel guides contain author-recommended restaurants, lodging, activities, and attractions, and also include directions, maps, and photos. AllGetaways.com is owned by Hillclimb Media, a Demand Media, Inc. company, and is located in Seattle, Washington.


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