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Table 4-22: Overseas Visitors to the United States by Destination City(1): 2003, 2008, 2012, and 2013

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City 2003 2008 2012 2013
Rank Visitors (thousands) Percent of U.S. total Rank Visitors (thousands) Percent of U.S. total Rank Visitors (thousands) Percent of U.S. total Rank Visitors (thousands) Percent of U.S. total
New York City, NY 1 3,984 22.1 1 8,211 32.4 1 9,107 30.6 1 9,579 29.9
Miami, FL 3 2,073 11.5 4 2,585 10.2 2 3,482 11.7 2 4,005 12.5
Los Angeles, CA 2 2,127 11.8 2 2,788 11.0 3 3,393 11.4 3 3,781 11.8
Orlando, FL 4 1,767 9.8 5 2,433 9.6 4 3,184 10.7 4 3,716 11.6
San Francisco, CA 5 1,694 9.4 3 2,610 10.3 5 2,798 9.4 5 3,044 9.5
Las Vegas, NV 7 1,298 7.2 6 2,027 8.0 6 2,708 9.1 6 2,851 8.9
Honolulu/Oahu, HI 6 1,622 9.0 7 1,495 5.9 7 2,232 7.5 7 2,563 8.0
Washington, DC-MD-VA 8 865 4.8 8 1,470 5.8 8 1,756 5.9 8 1,698 5.3
Chicago, IL 9 775 4.3 9 1,368 5.4 9 1,369 4.6 9 1,378 4.3
Boston, MA 10 757 4.2 10 1,115 4.4 10 1,250 4.2 10 1,282 4.0
San Diego, CA 11 433 2.4 12 684 2.7 11 774 2.6 11 833 2.6
Houston, TX 12 397 2.2 14 481 1.9 12 655 2.2 12 801 2.5
Philadelphia, PA 12 397 2.2 11 710 2.8 13 595 2.0 13 673 2.1
Atlanta, GA 14 379 2.1 13 532 2.1 14 655 2.2 14 577 1.8
Flagstaff-G. Canyon-Sedona U U U 15 431 1.7 15 536 1.8 15 545 1.7
Anaheim, CA 20 288 1.6 19 355 1.4 16 476 1.6 16 481 1.5
Seattle, WA 18 306 1.7 16 405 1.6 18 417 1.4 16 481 1.5
Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL 16 324 1.8 17 380 1.5 18 417 1.4 18 449 1.4
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX 18 306 1.7 17 380 1.5 16 417 1.4 18 449 1.4
San Jose, CA 16 324 1.8 19 355 1.4 20 417 1.4 20 416 1.3
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 15 342 1.9 U U U 21 506 1.7 U U U
Florida Keys, FL 21 252 1.4 U U U U U U U U U
Detroit, MI 22 234 1.3 U U U U U U U U U
New Orleans, LA 23 198 1.1 U U U U U U U U U
Newark, NJ 23 198 1.1 U U U U U U U U U
Phoenix, AZ 23 198 1.1 U U U U U U U U U
Denver, CO 26 180 1.0 U U U U U U U U U
Maui, HI 26 180 1.0 U U U U U U U U U
Monterey, CA 28 144 0.8 U U U U U U U U U
Sacramento, CA 28 144 0.8 U U U U U U U U U
West Palm Beach, FL 28 144 0.8 U U U U U U U U U
Ft. Myers, FL 31 126 0.7 U U U U U U U U U
Portland, OR 31 126 0.7 U U U U U U U U U
Riverside/San Bernadino, CA 31 126 0.7 U U U U U U U U U
Baltimore, MD 34 108 0.6 U U U U U U U U U
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 34 108 0.6 U U U U U U U U U
Oakland, CA 34 108 0.6 U U U U U U U U U
Pittsburgh, PA 34 108 0.6 U U U U U U U U U
Santa Barbara, CA 34 108 0.6 U U U U U U U U U
Sarasota, FL 34 108 0.6 U U U U U U U U U
Cincinnati, OH 40 90 0.5 U U U U U U U U U
Hawaii, HI 40 90 0.5 U U U U U U U U U
Minn./St. Paul, MN 40 90 0.5 U U U U U U U U U
Nassau, NY 40 90 0.5 U U U U U U U U U
Salt Lake City, UT 40 90 0.5 U U U U U U U U U
San Antonio, TX 40 90 0.5 U U U U U U U U U
Austin, TX 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Charlotte, NC 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Cleveland, OH 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Columbus, OH 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Daytona Beach, FL 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Indianapolis, IN 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Jacksonville, FL 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Kauai, HI 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Melbourne, FL 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Nashville, TN 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Raleigh-Durham, NC 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
St. Louis, MO 46 72 0.4 U U U U U U U U U
Tucson, AZ 58 54 0.3 U U U U U U U U U
United States, total2   18,026     25,341     29,761     32,038  

1International travelers to the United States from Canada and Mexico are not included.

2Includes U.S. territories.

KEY: U = data are unavailable.

NOTES: A visitor may visit more than one city. Percent of U.S. total represents the percent of visitors visiting the city. These columns, therefore, do not sum to 100. Some cities are not shown due to low sampling size of overseas visitors. The Office of Travel and Tourism Industries instituted a new policy for data quality in 2006. As a result, data is published for fewer cities in subsequent years.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, Overseas Visitors Estimates for U.S. States, Cities, and Census Regions available at tinet.ita.doc.gov/outreachpages/inbound.general_information.inbound_overview.html as of July 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017