Fort Myers Beach among priciest U.S. travel destinations for Presidents’ Day weekend

Fort Myers Beach, a popular southwest Florida destination, is one of the most expensive destinations within the United States to visit over Presidents’ Day weekend in 2020.

Cheaphotels.org conducted a survey, comparing U.S. destinations according to hotel rates, Feb. 14–17, and found travelers to Fort Myers Beach over the weekend will spend at least $494 per night for the most affordable double rooms in the city. The survey only included hotels rated at least 3 stars and located close to a beach or city center. 

However, Fort Myers Beach isn’t the most expensive U.S. travel destination for Presidents’ Day weekend. That honor goes to Lahaina, Hawaii, where room rates start at $527 per night. Wailea, Hawaii, comes in second, with room rates starting at $499. Fort Myers Beach takes the third spot. 

Fort Myers Beach’s neighbor, Sanibel Island, is the sixth most-expensive destination for the weekend, with room rates starting at $429 per night. A ski resort also made the list, with Vail room rates starting at $416. 

The following table shows the 10 most expensive destinations in the United States for this year’s Presidents’ Day weekend. The prices shown reflect the daily rate for each destination’s cheapest available double room for Feb. 14–17, 2020. 

1. Lahaina (Hawaii) $527

2. Wailea (Hawaii) $499

3. Fort Myers Beach (Florida) $494

4. Poipu (Hawaii) $445

5. Key West (Florida) $436

6. Sanibel Island (Florida) $429

7. Vail (Colorado) $416

8. Beaver Creek (Colorado) $413

9. Park City (Utah) $389

10. Breckenridge (Colorado) $363

For the full results of the survey, check: 

https://www.cheaphotels.org/press/presidents-day-2020.html

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