The United States wasn’t even close to the top 10 destinations for U.S. tourists in 2017

Netherlands: More than 80,000 Americans visited in 2017. The destination was the second-most popular among U.S. tourists, behind Spain.

Spain: The European country landed in 10th place, behind Norway.

France: Americans spent the most money in Paris ($14.1 billion in 2017), but the country ranked just 15th in terms of number of travelers.

England: The U.S. took ninth place in the rankings. France ranked in the top 10, but the United Kingdom was just 15th.

Italy: Americans spent more money in Italy than any other country and ranked in the top 10 for the total number of travelers.

Denmark: More than 80,000 Americans visited in 2017. The number of tourists also went up, from 76,270 in 2015 to almost 80,000 in 2017.

Italy: More than 65,000 Americans visited in 2016, which ranked in the top five. But in 2017, the number of American tourists fell to 52,700, ranking 18th.

Germany: More than 70,000 Americans visited in 2016, ranking 17th. In 2017, Americans spent an average of $1,774 in Germany.

Greece: More than 54,000 Americans visited in 2016, ranking the country 12th. The number of tourists fell to 35,275 in 2017, ranking in 14th place.

Sweden: More than 25,000 Americans visited in 2016, ranking the country eighth. In 2017, the number of Americans plummeted, to 6,479.

Finland: The number of tourists dropped dramatically in 2017. In 2016, more than 21,000 Americans visited, ranking the country in third place. In 2017, they spent an average of $1,706.

Norway: The number of tourists dropped by 17,794 from 2016, ranking the country in third place.

Switzerland: More than 27,000 Americans visited in 2016, ranking the country 16th. In 2017, the number of Americans dropped to 17,432, ranking the country in fifth place.

Poland: The number of tourists stayed the same from 2016 to 2017, at almost 24,000. The number of Americans went down slightly, from over 23,000 in 2016 to over 22,000 in 2017.

Cyprus: Less than 2,000 Americans visited in 2016, ranking the country in the bottom six. There were 2,650 in 2017, ranking the country in 11th place.

Norway: The number of tourists remained at just over 10,000, making the nation the 14th most popular place for Americans to visit.

Finland: The number of tourists stayed the same from 2016 to 2017, at over 3,000. The number of Americans dropped slightly, from 5,700 in 2016 to over 4,600 in 2017.

Sweden: The number of tourists stayed the same from 2016 to 2017, at just over 3,700. The number of Americans decreased from over 7,400 in 2016 to over 6,900 in 2017.

Netherlands: The number of tourists increased from 16,000 in 2016 to 19,000 in 2017, placing the country in the number one spot in the rankings.

Spain: The number of tourists did not change significantly, at 97,500 in 2016 and less than 103,000 in 2017.

Italy: About the same number of Americans visited Italy as visitors from other nations.

France: The total number of tourists fluctuated between 67,000 and 76,000 in 2016 and 2017. The number of Americans coming to France in 2017 was over 51,000, ranking the nation in sixth place.

Spain: Visitors stayed the same from 2016 to 2017, at almost 94,000. The number of Americans dropped from about 4,000 in 2016 to less than 3,000 in 2017.

Denmark: Numbers fluctuated between 25,000 and 27,000, making the country the 13th most popular among Americans.

Scotland: The number of visitors increased from 12,700 in 2016 to over 15,000 in 2017, ranking the country in the 20th spot.

Finland: The number of tourists stayed the same in 2016 and 2017, at about 26,000.

Sweden: Over 23,000 visitors came to Sweden in 2016, ranking the country in the 17th spot.

Finland: The number of visitors stayed the same in 2016 and 2017, at about 27,000.

France: The number of tourists dropped from more than 110,000 in 2016 to about 87,000 in 2017, ranking the country in the 23rd spot.

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