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NYC top destination for travelers to U.S. cities

A view of Times Square on August 8,

A view of Times Square on August 8, 2013. Photo Credit: Getty/Tom Pennington

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.

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