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Study: here are the top 20 best cities for a staycation in America for 2018

And if you live in Orlando, Honolulu, Chicago, Seattle, or Portland, you are in a great luck: They are the top five best cities for a staycation in the United States, according to a new analysis by WalletHub. The personal finance website took a look at affordable options for entertainment and relaxation in more than 182 cities in the United States.

Staycation — a.k.a., enjoying your time and visiting sights in your own city.

Meanwhile, Tampa, FL ranked No. 6 overall, followed by Las Vegas, NV; San Francisco, CA; San Diego, CA; and Charleston, SC. The worst city on the list is Oxnard, California.

Here are the top 20 best cities for a staycation in America for 2018

20. Boise, ID
Total score: 46.39
Recreation rank: 34
Food & entertainment rank: 36
Rest & relaxation rank: 13

19. Salt Lake City, UT
Total score: 46.62
Recreation rank: 47
Food & entertainment rank: 18
Rest & relaxation rank: 53

18. Philadelphia, PA
Total score: 46.69
Recreation rank: 5
Food & entertainment rank: 17
Rest & relaxation rank: 154

17. Washington, DC
Total score: 46.94
Recreation rank: 2
Food & entertainment rank: 13
Rest & relaxation rank: 167

16. Scottsdale, AZ
Total score: 47.46
Recreation rank: 42
Food & entertainment rank: 41
Rest & relaxation rank: 3

15. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Total score: 47.56
Recreation rank: 6
Food & entertainment rank: 79
Rest & relaxation rank: 14

14. Virginia Beach, Virginia
Total score: 47.57
Recreation rank: 25
Food & entertainment rank: 63
Rest & relaxation rank: 6

13. New York, New York
Total score: 28.28
Recreation rank: 10
Food & entertainment rank: 10
Rest & relaxation rank: 122

12. Minneapolis, Minnesota
Total score: 48.73
Recreation rank: 17
Food & entertainment rank: 24
Rest & relaxation rank: 20

11. Atlanta, Georgia
Total score: 49.75
Recreation rank: 21
Food & entertainment rank: 11
Rest & relaxation rank: 29

10.Charleston, South Carolina
Total score: 50.71
Recreation rank: 26
Food & entertainment rank: 28
Rest & relaxation rank: 5

9. San Diego, California
Total score: 52.86
Recreation rank: 3
Food & entertainment rank: 19
Rest & relaxation rank: 23

8. San Francisco, California
Total score: 52.91
Recreation rank: 4
Food & entertainment rank: 5
Rest & relaxation rank: 98

7. Las Vegas, Nevada
Total score: 53.11
Recreation rank: 45
Food & entertainment rank: 2
Rest & relaxation rank: 41

6. Tampa, Florida
Total score: 53.37
Recreation rank: 22
Food & entertainment rank: 12
Rest & relaxation rank: 2

5. Portland, Oregon
Total score: 53.61
Recreation rank: 8
Food & entertainment rank: 4
Rest & relaxation rank: 63

4. Seattle, Washington
Total score: 54.60
Recreation rank: 7
Food & entertainment rank: 3
Rest & relaxation rank: 44

3. Chicago, Illinois
Total score: 55.23
Recreation rank: 1
Food & entertainment rank: 7
Rest & relaxation rank: 31

2. Honolulu, Hawaii
Total score: 55.97
Recreation rank: 9
Food & entertainment rank: 8
Rest & relaxation rank: 4

1. Orlando, Florida
Total score: 55.95
Recreation rank: 20
Food & entertainment rank: 1
Rest & relaxation rank: 26

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