Triple A Oregon is monitoring the travel trends for 2011 and it looks like there are several U.S. hot spots in the west. Travel expert, Doreen Loofburrow: “All national parks in the west. Whether you’re talking about Crater Lake, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone. The National Parks have really seen an uptick in the number of travelers.” Loofburrow says Hawaii is back on vacation lists, too. Especially with more frequent flights from the Pacific Northwest to the islands. She also says people are planning big international trips, with destinations like Africa and Dubai on their lists.