As the foremost authority on U.S. travel consumption and behavior, DK Shifflet compiles the Monthly Top 5 list of traveler trends. This top 5 list will be shared during the first week of each month, revealing traveler insights and preferences. 

This month’s list topic: When traveling, what types of activities do Gen Xers participate in most often?

5. Touring and Sightseeing – 12% of Gen X travelers

4. Beach or Waterfront – 15% of Gen X travelers

3. Culinary or Dining Experience – 23% of Gen X travelers

2. Shopping – 25% of Gen X travelers

1. Visiting Friends or Relatives – 29% of Gen X travelers