News NYC top destination for travelers to U.S. cities A view of Times Square on August 8, 2013. Photo Credit: Getty/Tom Pennington By DAN RIVOLI email@example.com @danrivoli Updated June 2, 2014 7:23 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email New York was the most popular choice for American travelers who said they will visit a major U.S. city this summer, according to a poll released by the American Public Transportation Association. In a survey of 1,004 people, 11% chose New York as their destination of choice, beating out Miami and Washington, D.C. The APTA estimates 124 million Americans will visit a metropolis this summer. Travelers to the country's cities said they plan to use public transportation, citing its low cost. By DAN RIVOLI firstname.lastname@example.org @danrivoli Dan covers transportation, politics and general assignment news for amNewYork. He is a Staten Island native who lives in Brooklyn. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.