America's 10 Best Cities for 'Staycations'

Honolulu is No. 1
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted May 30, 2019 12:42 PM CDT
America's 10 Best Cities for 'Staycations'
Chill out in the comfort of your own home and its environs.   (Getty Images/nito100)

Looking to start your vacation as soon as you clock your last hour at work? WalletHub looks at the best cities for "staycations," looking at more than three dozen metrics in the "Recreation," "Food and Entertainment," and "Rest and Relaxation" categories. Virginia Beach, which didn't make the top 10 (it came in at No. 11), ranked first for "Rest and Relaxation," while Orlando scored big for "Food and Entertainment"; Honolulu took home the top score for "Recreation" and the best staycation experience overall. Here are the cities you don't even have to leave to kick back:

  1. Honolulu
  2. Orlando
  3. Chicago
  4. San Diego
  5. Portland, Ore.
  6. Charleston, SC
  7. Seattle
  8. Fort Lauderdale
  9. Tampa, Fla.
  10. San Francisco
See more cities that made the list here. (These are America's happiest cities.)

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