ST. LOUIS– While many of you are planning to take some sort of vacation this year there are about 33% of people that are deciding to stay home this summer. WalletHub released its report on 2021’s Best and Worst Cities for a Staycation and two Missouri cities are in the top 30.
Springfield, MO came in as the 26th best city for a staycation followed by St. Louis at 27.
St. Louis’ highest mark was 5th for food and entertainment. It also tied for first place with Washington, D.C. for the most museums.
The list ranked 182 cities. There were a total of 46 key metrics that included parks per capita to restaurant meal costs, to the share of residents who are vaccinated.
|Best Cities for Staycations||Worst Cities for Staycations|
|1. Honolulu, HI||173. Columbus, GA|
|2. Orlando, FL||174. Garland, TX|
|3. San Francisco, CA||175. Newark, NJ|
|4. Charleston, SC||176. Chesapeake, VA|
|5. Las Vegas, NV||177. Montgomery, AL|
|6. Portland, ME||178. Aurora, CO|
|7. Chicago, IL||179. North Las Vegas, NV|
|8. Seattle, WA||180. Hialeah, FL|
|9. San Diego, CA||181. Chula Vista, CA|
|10. Cincinnati, OH||182. Fremont, CA|