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Californians are the most well-travelled

Californians are the most well-travelled.

A study has found that residents of the Golden State travel the most, likely to be because of the proximity of tourist locations nearby and the availability of flights from the likes of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), San Diego International Airport (SAN) and John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County.

They wrote in the foreword for the study: "There's nothing like starting a new adventure and catching a plane to a new destination. Whether you're exploring the US or saving up all year to explore a new country, traveling helps connect us to the rest of the world and lets us experience what it's like to live in someone else's shoes.

"Maybe you are the definition of #wanderlust, always plotting away at your next travel destination - or maybe you are the epitome of a homebody, skipping the time and money that it takes to travel. As it turns out, where you live in the country may determine how much of the travel bug you have. We wanted to figure out which states throughout the country were always jet-setting away to a new place and which states were perfectly fine with sticking close to home. To find out, we used Google search trends data to identify the states searching travel-related phrases most often, per capita."

Also ranking highly was Connecticut, Illinois, Nevada and Florida whilst West Virginia, Alabama and Mississippi came in last.

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