There are plenty of reasons why we can’t always take a summer vacation, but if you live in one of the best staycation cities in America, it might not matter. Tony Spitz has the details.
You don’t have to go away to really “get away” if you’re in need of a summer escape. And we don’t mean getting lost in your imagination or a gripping novel, however far those things can transport you. Rather, a “staycation” might be in order, especially if you aren’t inclined to drive or fly long distances or simply can’t afford to use your vacation time, the unfortunate reality for nearly a third of us who work.
There are certain places that offer plenty of options for entertainment and relaxation at the right price point, making those cities the perfect spots for staying local.
To help you decide whether to leave home or bring vacation to your front door, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities based on 40 key indicators of a fun-filled yet wallet-friendly staycation. Read on for the full ranking, our methodology and useful staycationing tips from experts.