Jan. 12, 2018
In 2017, Wallethub compared 80 U.S. cities and made a list of the best summer spots, taking into account factors like affordability and local attractions.
Here are 10 of those top cities for a summer getaway.
A trip to NYC has lots to offer: food, theater, parks and museums. Stay outside of touristy spots to save money and take a free walk across the Brooklyn Bridge!
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California’s capital city has great weather, historic sites and lots of budget hotel options — not to mention Chando’s Tacos and burgers at In-N-Out.
The Dallas-Fort Worth area offers lots of places to stay and plenty of fun (and free) things to do, like the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
Yet another Texas city on the list, Houston has barbecue, Space Center Houston and lots of hotel and B&B options for travelers.
Looking for southern food and zombie walking tours? Atlanta’s got both — not to mention the King Center, which houses the collections of Martin Luther King Jr.
Known for amazing weather and an equally amazing zoo, San Diego is a perpetual vacation destination. Don’t skip the city’s Old Town area.
Chicago may be chilly in the winter, but in the summer it’s a great vacation spot, with art museums, the Pitchfork Music Festival in July and deep-dish pizza.
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It may be known for theme parks, but there’s lots to do in addition to Disney and Universal — like restaurants, boat rides and kayaking.
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The home of Hollywood has a lot to offer budget travelers, from hiking to the Griffith Observatory to hot dogs at Pink’s.
Vegas has endless activities for tourists, from casinos to spas to indoor skydiving. There are also shows, all-you-can-eat buffets and a nearby national park.