U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

Overseas1 Visitors to Select U.S. States and Territories 2005-2004

2005 Rank STATE/TERRITORY VISITATION2 2005 MARKET SHARE 2005 VISITATION (000) 2004 MARKET SHARE 2004 VISITATION (000) VOLUME % CHANGE
1 New York 28.1% 6,092 26.7% 5,426 12%
2 California 22.1% 4,791 20.7% 4,207 14%
3 Florida 20.2% 4,379 21.8% 4,430 -1%
4 Hawaii 10.4% 2,255 10.9% 2,215 2%
5 Nevada 8.4% 1,821 8.0% 1,626 12%
6 Illinois 5.3% 1,149 4.8% 975 18%
7 Guam 5.2% 1,127 5.1% 1,036 9%
8 New Jersey 4.6% 997 4.1% 833 20%
9 Texas 4.4% 954 4.3% 874 9%
10 Massachusetts 4.0% 867 4.6% 935 -7%
11 Georgia 3.0% 650 2.1% 427 52%
12 Pennsylvania 2.9% 629 3.4% 691 -9%
13 Arizona 2.6% 564 3.1% 630 -10%
14 Ohio 1.7% 369 1.6% 325 14%
14 Washington 1.7% 369 1.8% 366 1%
16 Michigan 1.5% 325 1.8% 366 -11%
17 Colorado 1.4% 303 1.7% 345 -12%
18 North Carolina 1.3% 282 1.5% 305 -8%
18 Virginia 1.3% 282 1.5% 305 -8%
20 Connecticut 1.2% 260 1.3% 264 -2%
20 Tennessee 1.2% 260 0.9% 183 42%
20 Utah 1.2% 260 1.6% 325 -20%
23 Maryland 1.1% 238 1.0% 203 17%
24 Oregon 0.8% 173 1.0% 203 -15%
24 South Carolina 0.8% 173 0.8% 163 6%
25 Indiana 0.7% 152 0.6% 122 25%
25 Missouri 0.7% 152 0.7% 142 7%
25 Wisconsin 0.7% 152 0.6% 122 25%
28 Louisiana 0.5% 108 1.4% 285 -62%
28 Minnesota 0.5% 108 0.9% 183 -41%
28 Rhode Island 0.5% 108 0.4% 81 33%
  Maine ** ** 0.4% 81 n/a
  Kentucky ** ** 0.4% 81 n/a
  New Hampshire ** ** 0.4% 81 n/a
  New Mexico ** ** 0.4% 81 n/a
  Alabama ** ** 0.3% 61 n/a
  Alaska ** ** 0.3% 61 n/a

Notes:

1Excludes Canada and Mexico.

2Only city destinations having a sample size of 100 or more are displayed. Due to quarterly data
weighting by country and port of entry, some unreported destinations may have a higher proportion
of total than those reported. For more information please contact the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.

** Estimate not shown due to sample size fewer than 100.

n/a = Estimate not available.

Note: This table shows only one of the 35 travel characteristics data reported on international arrivals to the U.S.
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Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, ITA, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries

Release Date: May 2006