POLL DU JOUR
73 percent of Americans consider going away for a long weekend as a “true” summer vacation.
56 percent say traveling to visit family is a vacation; 43 percent say the same of staying home and relaxing.
43 percent of Americans won’t take a summer vacation; 49 percent of this group say they can’t afford it, 12 percent will go later in the year, 10 percent can’t get off work.
20 percent completely disconnect from the internet and social media during their time away.
16 percent say “shopping” is important to them on vacation. Source: An Associated Press/NORC Center poll of 1,022 U.S. adults conducted May 10-14 and released Thursday. Happy Father’s Day to all; thank you for reading Inside the Beltway.