America is our favourite long-distance destination, according to a recent travel poll.
Over 40% voted the US the top spot in the survey carried out by Homes and Holidays magazine.
The Caribbean came in at second place with 17.8% of the vote, while Australia was third with 8.7%.
The US is also home to our favourite city break destination: New York. The Big Apple was closely followed by Barcelona, and then Paris.
The perennial favourite Spain was unsurprisingly voted the best place for a short-haul holiday with 31.1% of the vote, followed by Greece and Italy.
Closer to home, Devon and Cornwall were named the top places for a staycation, with the Lake District and Scotland following after.
The Mirror's Homes and Holidays Travel Editor Marjorie Yue said: "Our travel poll reveals our love affair with America is as strong ever. Thanks to the celebrity, the glitz and famous good service, for many it's our dream trip. Nearer to home, Spain still delivers what most of our readers wish for from a holiday – sun, sea, sand and great value."
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