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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Motel 6 looked at Americans’ social media scrolling habits during the coronavirus pandemic and found many of us are in need of a vacation.

The average American spent 176 hours on social media looking for travel inspiration during the pandemic, according to data from Motel 6.

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Over half of those surveyed said their next trip will be inspired by something they saw online.

But social media didn’t just serve as a means of travel inspiration, it also helped with our wanderlust.

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Sixty-three percent said looking at vacations online helped keep them happy over the past year.

More than two-thirds of respondents said they have tentatively planned a trip for 2021.

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But 55% said they’d wait to take that trip until they got their COVID-19 vaccine. Team