National Survey of
Conducted May 30-31, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Which is your
favorite time to take a vacation – spring, summer, fall or winter?
2* Did you take a summer vacation last year?
3* Do you plan to take a summer vacation
4* Will your summer vacation plans include going to see family or friends? (Answered by 412 adults who plan to take a summer vacation)
5* Have economic conditions caused you to cut back on the amount you will spend on this year’s summer vacation? (Answered by 325 Adults who took a summer vacation last year and plan to take a summer vacation this year)
6* How likely are you to go to the beach this summer?
7* How important is it for young people to have jobs during the summer when they are out of school?
8* How difficult will it be for young people to find summer jobs in the current economy?
9* Some people believe the school year should be extended to a 12-month calendar. This would mean the end of summer vacation for students. Do you favor or oppose extending the school year to a 12-month calendar?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence