Summer is the best time to hit the open road, windows down, hair blowing in the wind and passengers jamming to favorite tunes. With nearly 80 percent of U.S. travelers saying they will take some sort of road trip this summer, WalletHub released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips.
To help travelers plan a fun, wallet-friendly road trip, WalletHub compared all 50 states based on 32 key metrics ranging from the number of attractions to road conditions to costs.
The best states for summer road trips are:
- New York
- North Carolina
The worst states for summer road trips are:
- Rhode Island
Some key findings include:
- California has the highest number of scenic byways, 22 times higher than Connecticut and Delaware, the states with the lowest
- Mississippi has the lowest daily price for camping at $36.86, 3.5 times lower than in California, the state with the highest at $129.19
- Oklahoma has the lowest price for a 3-star hotel room, whereas Hawai’i has the highest; Vermont has the lowest number of car thefts per 1,000 residents, which is 12.5 times lower than Colorado, the highest
To read the full report, click here.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
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Norwegian Cruise Line is known for offering an impressive assortment of itineraries letting family travelers visit practically every corner of the globe, but one part of the world has been missing for the past few years: Asia. Luckily, that is finally changing as the line returns to the region for the first time in three years.