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Best places for a staycation in 2016, WalletHub says

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Looking to take a staycation this year?

WalletHub has named the best cities for a staycation. Of course, if you don’t live in one of these cities, you can still visit; that would be a vacation, not a staycation.

“Two-thirds of Americans say spending quality time as a family is the most important part of taking a family vacation,” Bill Sutherland, AAA senior vice president of Travel and Publishing, said in an April news release. “Whether it’s a cross-country road trip or a dream vacation to a far-off destination, travel offers busy families an excellent opportunity to share experiences and connect with each other in meaningful ways.”

According to WalletHub, the best cities for a staycation are:

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Las Vegas

  1. Orlando, Fla.
  2. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  3. Tampa
  4. Salt Lake City
  5. Scottsdale
  6. Atlanta
  7. Las Vegas
  8. Minneapolis
  9. St. Petersburg, Fla.
  10. Honolulu

WalletHub compared 28 metrics across the 150 largest cities. Data included such metrics as movie and bowling costs, golf courses, frozen-yogurt shops and spas per capita, and the cost of house-cleaning services.

Source: WalletHub
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