Most people prefer to take family vacations, but more vacationers would like to travel with friends than actually do, according to a new study released by private vacation club Inspirato and conducted by Harris Interactive.

The survey polled 2,534 respondents over the age of 18 in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.  Fifty-seven percent of respondents surveyed say they have or plan to take a vacation this year. Among those, 33 percent had either vacationed or planned to vacation with friends, but even more vacationers, 45 percent, said they would prefer to travel with friends.

Spouses continue to be the preferred travel companions of 66 percent of respondents, but friends came in second above children (34 percent), parents (16 percent) and other relatives (19 percent) as preferred travel companions. Only 10 percent of vacationers said they prefer to travel by themselves.

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