Nearly Half of New Yorkers Won’t Take a Week of Vacation This Summer

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    Numbers like this are never good for workers or the travel industry.

    A new poll has found that 42 percent of New York residents say they will not take a vacation of a week or more this summer.

    The poll of state residents released Thursday by Siena College found that a small majority of respondents, 56 percent, said they will take a vacation of at least one week in the coming months.

    Most of the vacationers plan a road trip and most are headed to the ocean.

    One in five people are vacationing for two or more weeks.

    The telephone poll of 801 residents was conducted June 1-28. The poll has an overall margin of error of 4.3 percentage points.

    Photo Credit: A lighthouse in Montauk, New York. Dan Gray / Flickr

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