Babeeeeeeee… The list is in, where did your city end up?
With July being National Parks and Recreation Month and 7 out of 10 Americans now leaving their homes on an average day thanks to the COVID-19 vaccine, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst Cities for Recreation, and the list is a shocker.
To highlight the benefits of recreational activities for consumers and economies across the country, WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 48 key indicators of recreation-friendliness. For each city, they examined the accessibility of entertainment and recreational facilities, the quality of parks, and the weather.
|Best Cities for Recreation||Worst Cities for Recreation|
|1. Orlando, FL||91. Fremont, CA|
|2. Las Vegas, NV||92. Hialeah, FL|
|3. San Diego, CA||93. Newark, NJ|
|4. Cincinnati, OH||94. Jersey City, NJ|
|5. Tampa, FL||95. Irving, TX|
|6. Honolulu, HI||96. Fort Wayne, IN|
|7. Atlanta, GA||97. Chula Vista, CA|
|8. Albuquerque, NM||98. Garland, TX|
|9. St. Louis, MO||99. Durham, NC|
|10. New Orleans, LA||100. Oakland, CA|
Best vs. Worst