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  • Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations

    Las Vegas is hot this summer, both in temperature and popularity. Sin City is the No. 1 summer destination, taking the top spot from Orlando, according to data compiled by Orbitz. It's the least expensive of the top 10 with an average room rate of just $95 per night.
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    New York City has enjoyed a major jump in popularity, going from number six in 2011 to number two for summer 2012. But a trip to New York City isn't going to be cheap. With an average room rate of $226 per night, it's the priciest city on the top 10 list.
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    Orlando: It's dropped from the number-one spot last summer to number three for summer 2012 and it could be because room rates have risen dramatically -- 20 percent in just one year. A room this summer will cost an average of $101 per night, according to Orbitz.
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    Holding steady at No. 4, the City of Angels has it all: Beaches, nightlife, star spotting, shopping and more. A hotel room in Los Angeles this summer will cost an average of $132 per night.
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    Seattle: It's dropped from the number three spot to number five on the top ten list. Summer's a great time to visit Seattle, known for an abundance of outdoor activities a short distance away. A hotel room will run about $135 per night.
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    San Francisco comes it at No. 6 this year, gaining a spot from last summer. Don't forget to pack your layers: San Francisco is famously chilly during the summer months. A hotel will cost an average of $170 per night, making it the third most-expensive city to make the top 10.
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    The Mile-High city is the only one where the average room rate has dropped since last year to $97 per night. Along with Las Vegas, Denver is the only city in the top 10 with a room rate under $100 per night, making it a bargain.
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    In Chicago, room rates have increased 22 percent since last year, and this summer a room will cost an average of $163. Despite that, the Windy City has held steady at No. 8.
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    Boston comes in at No. 9 this summer, up from the No. 10 spot last year. But it's number three in terms of price. A hotel room in Boston this summer averages $177 per night.
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    It may be No. 10 on this list, but it's the number-one international destination. Cancun may have slipped from the number nine spot last year, but it still cracked the top 10 for summer 2012, despite an average nightly rate of $212.
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