Your Wallet's Best And Worst Vacation Cities

There are plenty of great cities to travel to in this country, but not all vacation destinations are friendly to the wallet. Well, if budget is a huge issue for you when picking a vacation destination, GoBankingRates is here to help.

In case you missed it, the site has just come out with a list of the Best and Worst Vacation Cities for your Wallet, ranking top vacation cities based on five factors - safety, airfare, hotel price, and food and drink costs.

Surprisingly, the least expensive vacation city in the U.S. is Orlando, Florida, although once you factor in a visit to Disney World that may not be so true. But the site notes that costs for airfare, food and drinks are among the cheapest in the country. Plus, they note that there’s plenty to do in Orlando other than Disney.

Top Ten Best Vacation Cities For Your Wallet

  1. Orlando, FL
  2. Las Vegas, NV
  3. San Antonio, TX
  4. Salt Lake City, UT
  5. Austin, TX
  6. Denver, CO
  7. Phoenix, AZ
  8. Milwaukee, WI
  9. Detroit, MI
  10. San Diego, CA

As for the worst vacation city for your wallet, San Francisco tops the list, with costs high in almost all areas. It has the second-highest prices for drinks and food (New York has the highest), with a three course dinner for two costing around $75.

Ten Worst Vacation Cities For Your Wallet

  1. San Francisco, CA
  2. New York, NY
  3. Philadelphia, PA
  4. Washington, DC
  5. Los Angeles, CA
  6. St. Louis, MO
  7. Atlanta, GA
  8. Baltimore, MD
  9. Boston, MA
  10. Kansas City, MO

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