Portland Makes the List of Top 10 Best Places for a Staycation!

While plenty of people will be heading out on vacation this summer, not everyone can afford to go away. But just because you don’t have the cash to leave your city, it doesn’t mean you have to be stuck at home bored all summer.

Most people don’t even realize there’s plenty to do and see in their own city, and a staycation may be just the thing to help you enjoy your summer. Of course, some cities have way more to offer when it comes to staycations, and a new report reveals which ones are best.

WalletHub just came out with their list of the Best and Worst Places for a Staycation, looking at 180 cities based on 43 key indicators of a fun and cheap staycation, like swimming pools, golf courses and hiking trails per capita, as well as shopping centers, amusement parks, casinos and more.

With all that in mind, Honolulu, Hawaii tops the list as the best place for a staycation, with a score of 64.63 out of 100. Specifically, it comes in first for recreation, and lands at four for rest and relaxation, and in the Top Ten for food and Entertainment.

Top Ten Best Places For a Staycation

  1. Honolulu, HI
  2. Orlando, FL
  3. Chicago, IL
  4. San Diego, CA
  5. Portland, OR
  6. Charleston, SC
  7. Seattle, WA
  8. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  9. Tampa, FL
  10. San Francisco, CA

On the flipside, the worst place for a staycation is Chula Vista, California, which scores only a 23.93 and comes in close to the bottom for food and entertainment, and rest and relaxation. 

Ten Worst Places for a Staycation

  1. Chula Vista, CA
  2. Oxnard, CA
  3. Yonkers, NY
  4. Bridgeport, CT
  5. Irving, TX
  6. Pearl City, HI
  7. Santa Ana, CA
  8. Aurora, IL
  9. Lewiston, ME
  10. Jersey City, NJ

Click here to see where your city falls on the list.

Source: WalletHub

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