The most visited places in the U.S.

Surf Air Recommends

Check out our recommended alternative airports and some suggestions for things to do while visiting the most popular destinations in the U.S. Surf Air helps you get there with less crowds, less waiting, and less stress. Just because there are a lot of visitors, doesn’t mean you need to go through the crowded airports. Try the smaller surrounding regional airports instead.

10. San Francisco

Annual visitors: 20 million

Surf Air recommends: hiking and enjoying the views from Marin Headlands.

Instead of San Francisco International Airport (SFO), fly to Moffet Federal Airfield (NUQ)

9. Boston

Annual visitors: 23 million

Surf Air recommends: visiting The Boston Athenaeum

Instead of Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), fly to Norwood Memorial Airport (OWD)

8. Miami

Annual visitors: 24 million

Surf Air recommends: dining and drinking at Jaguar Sun

Instead of Miami International Airport (MIA), fly to Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF)

7. Denver

Annual visitors: 32 million

Surf Air recommends: drinking at Williams & Graham

Instead of Denver International Airport (DEN), fly to Centennial Airport (APA)

6. Las Vegas

Annual visitors: 40 million

Surf Air recommends: visiting Springs Preserve

Instead of Harry Reid International Airport (LAS), fly to North Las Vegas Airport (VGT)

5. Seattle

Annual visitors: 42 million

Surf Air recommends: visiting Sunset Hill Viewpoint Park

Instead of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), fly to King County International Airport (BFI)

4. Los Angeles

Annual visitors: 54 million

Surf Air recommends: dining at Found Oyster

Instead of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), fly to Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR)

3. Chicago

Annual visitors: 63 million

Surf Air recommends: visiting the Driehaus Museum

Instead of O’Hare International Airport (ORD), fly to Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)

2. New York City

Annual visitors: 68 million

Surf Air recommends: dining at Torien

Instead of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), fly to Teterboro Airport (TEB)

1. Orlando

Annual visitors: 78 million

Surf Air recommends: the natural springs at Kelly Park Rock Springs

Instead of Orlando International Airport (MCO), fly to Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)

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