Table 4-5: Overseas Visitors to the United States: Top 20 Destination States and Territories

Table 4-5: Overseas Visitors to the United States: Top 20 Destination States and Territories

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  1995 2000
Rank Visitors (thousands) Share of U.S. total Rank Visitors (thousands) Share of U.S. total
California 2 5,304 25.7 1 6,364 24.5
Florida 1 5,345 25.9 2 6,026 23.2
New York 3 4,479 21.7 3 5,922 22.8
Hawaii 4 2,910 14.1 4 2,727 10.5
Nevada 5 1,858 9.0 5 2,364 9.1
Massachusetts 8 1,053 5.1 6 1,429 5.5
Illinois 7 1,115 5.4 7 1,377 5.3
Guam 6 1,238 6.0 8 1,325 5.1
Texas 10 867 4.2 9 1,169 4.5
New Jersey 11 599 2.9 10 909 3.5
Arizona 9 887 4.3 11 883 3.4
Georgia 11 599 2.9 12 805 3.1
Pennsylvania 11 599 2.9 13 649 2.5
Colorado 15 433 2.1 14 519 2.0
Michigan 18 372 1.8 15 494 1.9
Washington 11 599 2.9 16 468 1.8
Utah 15 433 2.1 17 416 1.6
North Carolina 21 310 1.5 17 416 1.6
Louisiana 17 413 2.0 19 390 1.5
Ohio 19 351 1.7 19 390 1.5
United States, total 20,639     25,975    

NOTE: A visitor may visit more than one state. "Share of U.S. total" represents the percent of overseas visitors visiting the state. These columns, therefore, do not sum to 100.

SOURCES FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Tourism Industries, Overseas Visitors to Select U.S. States and Territories 2000-1999 (Ranked by 2000 Market Share), Washington, DC: 2001, available at http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/ as of Oct. 19, 2001; U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Tourism Industries, Overseas Visitors to Select U.S. States and Territories 1996-1995, Washington, DC: 2001, available at http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/ as of Nov. 13, 2001.