Kenya is one of the top overseas destinations for American tourists

  • In 2008, more than 89,400 American tourists visited the country, experiencing the culture and taking in the natural beauty firsthand.
  • More than 9,000 American citizens are currently living in Kenya.
  • To cater to the American audience, the Kenyan Ministry of Tourism is developing an Obama Route that will take tourists from Nairobi through the picturesque Rift Valley to Kogelo, the village where President Obama?s father grew up.

Source: U.S. Department of State,