Delaware: Rehoboth Beach Listed among Most Expensive U.S. Destinations

Aug 05, 2015, 10:00 ET from

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rehoboth Beach, located along the shoreline of eastern Sussex County, Delaware, has been established as one of the most expensive destinations in the United States this summer. A recent survey conducted by ranks the vacation hot spot among the season's costliest.

The survey compared all U.S. destinations based on the average cost for their cheapest available double room over the month of August. That being the case, the prices mentioned indicate the minimum price an overnight guest will have to spend to lodge at a certain destination this late summer. Only hotels rated at least 3 stars and with either a central location or one close to the beach have been considered by this survey.

With an average rate of $228 per night for its least expensive double room, Rehoboth Beach ranks ninth most expensive in the country. In comparison, topping the rankings is Montauk on the eastern end of Long Island. There a summer traveler can anticipate paying an average of $316 nightly.

Saratoga Springs, situated north of Albany in upstate New York, at just a few dollars cheaper takes the survey's second spot. Martha's Vineyard, with a desirable location near Massachusetts' Cape Cod peninsula, rounds out the Top 3 at an average price tag of $284 per night.

The following table shows the 10 most expensive locales in North America this late summer. The prices shown reflect the average rate for each destination's cheapest available double room for the time period spanning August 1–31, 2015.

  1. Montauk (NY) $316
  2. Saratoga Springs (NY) $312
  3. Martha's Vineyard (MA) $284
  4. Nantucket (MA) $273
  5. East Hampton (NY) $257
  6. Falmouth (MA) $236
  7. Provincetown (MA) $234
  8. Boston (MA) $233
  9. Rehoboth Beach (DE) $228
  10. Santa Monica (CA) $227

For the full results of the survey, visit:

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