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2014’s Best and Worst: States for Summer Road Trips

by Kimberly Krol

Aug 4, 2014

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WalletHub, the personal finance social media network, compared all 50 states to determine which offers the most enjoyment with the least damage to a traveler’s wallet. The variables considered include driving costs, lodging prices, traffic safety, weather and attractions.

Best States for Summer Road Trips

  1. Oregon
  2. Idaho
  3. Minnesota
  4. Utah
  5. Washington
  6. Nevada
  7. New York
  8. California
  9. Ohio
  10. Colorado

Worst States for Summer Road Trips

  1. New Jersey
  2. Hawaii
  3. North Dakota
  4. Connecticut
  5. Alabama
  6. Alaska
  7. Arkansas
  8. West Virginia
  9. Oklahoma
  10. Mississippi

Other interesting findings include:

  • California has 22 more scenic byways than Connecticut.
  • The prize of camping in Connecticut is double the price in Arizona.
  • In Alabama, the price of a 3-star hotel is three times cheaper than in Hawaii.
  • Massachusetts has three times fewer fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled than West Virginia and South Carolina.
  • Vermont has six times less car thefts per capita than California.
  • Mississippi has 15 times less nightlife options per capita than in Nevada.

Check out all the state rankings here.

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