By: CBS Local
(CBS LOCAL) – Have you been dreaming of a vacation? Motel 6 looked at Americans’ social media scrolling habits during the coronavirus pandemic and found many of us are in need of a vacation.READ MORE: More Than $100,000 Raised For Family Of Kara Leo After She Was Struck, Killed By Tree Branch
The average American spent 176 hours on social media looking for travel inspiration during the pandemic, according to data from Motel 6. Over half of those surveyed said their next trip will be inspired by something they saw online.READ MORE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Lawrence and Beaver Counties, Parts Of Ohio
But social media didn’t just serve as a means of travel inspiration, it also helped with our wanderlust. 63% said looking at vacations online helped keep them happy over the past year.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police: Man In Critical Condition After Shooting On North Side
More than two-thirds of respondents said they have tentatively planned a trip for 2021. But 55% said they’d wait to take that trip until they got their COVID-19 vaccine.