September 29, 2020

WalletHub Press Release

2019's Best & Worst Cities for Staycations

| 5/29/2019

With summer arriving and 52% of Americans reporting having unused vacation days last year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations as well as accompanying videos.

To identify the best spots for staying local, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 43 key indicators of a fun-filled yet wallet-friendly staycation. The data ranges from movie and bowling costs to spas and wellness centers per capita to cost of house-cleaning services.

Best Cities for Staycations   Worst Cities for Staycations
1 Honolulu, HI   173 Jersey City, NJ
2 Orlando, FL   174 Lewiston, ME
3 Chicago, IL   175 Aurora, IL
4 San Diego, CA   176 Santa Ana, CA
5 Portland, OR   177 Pearl City, HI
6 Charleston, SC   178 Irving, TX
7 Seattle, WA   179 Bridgeport, CT
8 Fort Lauderdale, FL   180 Yonkers, NY
9 Tampa, FL   181 Oxnard, CA
10 San Francisco, CA   182 Chula Vista, CA

Best vs. Worst

  • Orlando, Florida, has the most zoos & aquariums (per square root of population), 0.0135, 45 times more than in New York, the city with the fewest at 0.0003.
  • Portland, Maine has the most parks (per square root of population), 1.2931, 21 times more than in Hialeah, Florida, the city with the fewest at 0.0616.
  • Honolulu has the most tennis courts (per square root of population), 0.3495, 24.1 times more than in Gilbert, Arizona, the city with the fewest at 0.0145.
  • North Las Vegas, Nevada, has the lowest cost of house-cleaning services, $73, 7.1 times less expensive than in St. Paul, Minnesota, the city with the highest at $518.

View the full report and your city’s rank. 

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