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What Is The United States Searching For Valentine’s Day?
People around the world use Google a lot. Everyone is searching for everything and anything. Depending on current events, specific searches will be more prevalent than others. For example, in winter time, people would not be searching for summer shorts, but rather “winter clothes”. In the summer time, they would probably not be searching for coats. Google Trends always show the popular searches going on at this very moment.
Specifically during Valentine’s Day, “chocolate” and “flowers” are likely to be the most searched keywords trending right now, within the month and days of Valentine’s Day. Though, chocolate is beating out flowers. Other search queries being typed into Google’s search engine is “gift for wife”, “gift for girlfriend”, “gift for boyfriend”, “gift for husband”.
Top questions searched around Valentine’s Day are:
- When is Valentine’s Day?
- What to get your boyfriend for Valentine’s Day?
- How many days until Valentine’s Day?
- What is there to do for Valentine’s Day?
- Why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day?
Top foods search around Valentine’s Day are:
Many people are even searching for DIY Valentine’s Day gifts. Top DIY searches are:
- How to make Valentine’s Day cards
- How to draw a rose
- How to get a Valentine
- How to spell Valentine
- How to make a Valentine’s Day box
Top destinations searched leading up to Valentine’s Day are:
- New York City
- Disney World
- Universal Studios
- Las Vegas
Top countries that keep the tradition of Valentine’s Day:
- Puerto Rico
The following infographic shows what your state is searching for around Valentine’s Day, which has gathered data from 2004 until today, and showing you what is usually trending around Valentine’s Day.
Alabama – Lord Byron Poetry
Alaska – Flower Delivery
Arizona – Jacquie Lawson eCards
Arkansas – Zales Jewelry
California – Couples Pajamas
Colorado – Couples Yoga
Connecticut – Edible Arrangement
Delaware – Gift Cars
Florida – Pandora Jewelry
Georgia – Satin Pajamas
Hawaii – Couples Massage
Idaho – Adam & Eve (not in the biblical sense)
Illinois – Chocolate Fondue
Indiana – Romantic Getaway
Iowa – Tandem Bicycle
Kansas – Hetzberg Diamonds
Kentucky – Couples Tattoo
Louisiana – Silk Sheets
Maine – Robert Burns Poetry
Maryland – Proflowers
Massachusetts – Couples Cooking Class
Michigan – Ballroom Dancing Lessons
Minnesota – Silk Boxers
Mississippi – Mixtape
Missouri – Hallmark Cards
Montana – Lobster Tails
Nebraska – Helzberg Diamonds
Nevada – Frederick’s of Hollywood
New Hampshire – Stuffed Animal
New Jersey – Box of Chocolates
New Mexico – Hickey
New York – Romantic Motel
North Carolina – Sterling Silver Jewelry
North Dakota – Flower Bouquets
Ohio – Pandora Bracelet
Oklahoma – Boudoir Photos
Oregon – Romance Novels
Pennsylvania – Edible Underwear
Rhode Island – Charm Bracelet
South Carolina – Matching Outfits
South Dakota – JC Penny Portraits
Tennessee – Cheap Sex Toys
Texas – Plus-size Lingerie
Utah – Conversation Hearts
Vermont – Chocolate
Virginia – Kama Sutra
Washington – Bear Skin Rug
West Virginia – Cheap Gifts
Wisconsin – Fur Coat
Wyoming – Sex Toys