What cities do Arizona residents most enjoy visiting?

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As the scorching summer heat of Arizona arrives and temperatures soar to 100 degrees, numerous residents are compelled to flee and find relief in cooler areas during the summer season.

Residents of Arizona tend to prefer traveling to popular destinations such as Las Vegas, Chicago, and Denver, showcasing a common destination preference among them.

Yengols.com took a break from covering Arizona sportsbooks to explore the most searched cities in each state using Google Trends. They specifically looked at the phrase “Flights to” to identify the most commonly searched city at the end of the search term.

We have identified the top 3 cities in Arizona after analyzing trends from June 25, 2022, to June 25, 2023.

It is important to note that cities within the state were excluded from the list.

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The top cities to visit in Arizona

Rank City
1Las Vegas
2Chicago
3Denver

Arizonans continue to find pleasure in traveling to Las Vegas.

Despite the increasing popularity of Arizona sportsbook apps, Las Vegas continues to be the preferred destination for Arizonans due to its proximity to the state’s population centers.

Las Vegas has a wide range of indoor activities to escape the heat, with plenty of entertainment options nearby. While the temperatures may not be much cooler than Arizona, visitors can still enjoy a diverse selection of indoor attractions in the city.

After Las Vegas, Arizonans chose Chicago and Denver as the next two cities to visit.

Both cities offer an abundance of flights from Phoenix and provide a welcome escape from the scorching summer heat, making them perfect vacation destinations.

Many Arizona residents are drawn to cities like Denver and Chicago for their combination of dining, sports options, and outdoor activities along the Front Range of Colorado.

Arizona residents have a clear ranking of their favorite travel spots, including a night in Las Vegas casinos, the friendly vibes of Wrigley Field in Chicago, or exploring the various neighborhoods of Denver.

Author

Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher has been reporting on sports and sports betting in Arizona for more than seven years. His expertise comes from working at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News. Currently, he serves as the lead writer at yengols.com.

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