2016’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations
Does your summer plans for 2016 include an out of town vacation? We travel at least once a month for Simply Sherryl and I have to admit that I am looking for at the staycation option for this summer.
Not only do we live in an area that has more to do than you can possibly squeeze into a vacation, our children are getting older and have started making plans for trips on their own.
WalletHub recently prepared a list of the Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in 2016. Where do you think your city or area was ranked? The closest major city to us is Cincinnati, Ohio and it was ranked as #12! If you are going to be visiting the area, here is a list of great places to visit in the Northern Kentucky area.
According to the report by WalletHub, families don’t have to travel far to find a “summer escape”.
You don’t have to get 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 such avenues could lead you. Rather, a “staycation” might be in order, especially for those who aren’t inclined to drive or fly long distances — or can’t afford to use their vacation time, which is the unfortunate case for a third of those who work.
They do point out that certain cities or areas would naturally be more conducive to a staycation, there is usually a way to find things to please everyone in the family with a little creativity.
This year, over two-thirds of people surveyed stated they were planning on staying local for vacations.
WalletHub’s number crunchers compared the 150 largest cities based on 28 key metrics to find the most enjoyable and wallet-friendly staycation spots in America.
So where id your location rank? With 150 cities listed, surely one of them is considered within your local area. Check to see where your local area or your ideal vacation spot ranked. Perhaps you will gather information for a future trip.