Summer is for days spent on the beach, at a park, and on the road toward an unforgettable vacation. However, traveling can get pretty expensive. Americans spend more than $700 billion dollars on leisure travel each year.
For those looking to venture out on an affordable road trip, WalletHub.com ranked all 50 U.S. states by 1.) Cost, 2.) safety, and 3.) activities to find the best and worst destinations this summer.
Wyoming is the best state to visit without breaking the bank, according to WalletHub's list. Part of the allure could be that the "Equality State" has the lowest prices for camping.
Coming in at last place is Rhode Island, which has one of the highest average cost of car repairs and has one of the lowest amount of area designated as national parkland.
Here's the Top 20 Best States for Summer Road Trips:
- North Carolina
- New York
- South Dakota