New Study Ranks the Most Fun Cities in America

When you think of the most fun cities in America, what do you imagine? Do you think about New Orleans during Mardi Gras? Or South Beach in Miami? Or what about Austin, the capital of weird?

Well, the folks over at WalletHub conducted a study to determine the most fun city in America. They took the 150 largest cities in America and then ranked them using 58 different metrics, which include cost of going to a movie, number of fitness centers and how long bars stay open. Here are the top 10 cities based on their data.

10. San Diego, California

9. Chicago, Illinois

8. New Orleans, Louisiana

7. San Francisco, California

6. Atlanta, Georgia

5. Portland, Oregon

4. Miami, Florida

3. New York, New York

2. Orlando, Florida

1. Las Vegas, Nevada

I mean, was there ever really a doubt what city would be number one? Las Vegas is basically a lawless territory where anything you imagine can be done. And now they even have legal marijuana!

Here is a map showing where every city ranked. Just hover your mouse over a dot to see where it ranks:

Source: WalletHub

Some other interesting things to note: Honolulu has the most festivals per capita. New York, Las Vegas and Orlando are all tied for most restaurants per capita, but North Las Vegas ranks 147th in the same category. Albuquerque has the lowest average beer prices, while New York has the most expensive. 

You can head over to WalletHub to see more about their study.

If you're wondering, Oxnard, California finished last. So avoid that city unless you want to live your life without any joy or fun.


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