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New York City

It's hard to compete with the "city that never sleeps," and the Big Apple consistently draws tourists from around the world to its teeming and tiny island -- an island that was recently hit hard by Sandy, but as Broadway says, the show must go on. Along with checking out iconic sites like the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, hoof it over the Brooklyn Bridge to explore the hipster mecca.

Year in Review 2012: Most searched-for cities

One point we've gathered from the millions of searches on Yahoo! -- our users let their fingers do the traveling. We've tracked surges of searches on the Web to these top cities in the last year to see what most captures the attention of vacationers. And it's a diverse and at times surprising list. Here, the most searched-for cities on Yahoo!. -- By Claudine Zap, Yahoo!