How About A Staycation? Survey Says Stay Outta St. Paul
Even though you are banking on winning that 5k from us, let's say you don't and that vacation to Ireland get's put on hold. How about a stay-cation instead? If you are looking to keep close to home this summer Minnesota has one of the cheapest stay-cation destinations and one of the most expensive. And they are both just a few miles apart!
Wallethub.com ranked the best and worst cities for a staycation and Minneapolis came in at #12. WalletHub compared more than 180 cities based on 40 key indicators of a fun-filled yet wallet-friendly staycation. The downside is on the East side of the Mississippi. St. Paul came in at #122 and 2nd to the bottom in the rest and relaxation category.
So what city came in number one for a staycation? It really isn't a surprise as it's minutes from the Magic Kingdom, it was Orlando, Florida. The least friendly staycation city according to Wallethub? Oxnard, CA.
Debbie MacInnis a professor of marketing at USC has this tip for staycation-ers, no matter where you go, plan for it. Have an idea of activities and amenities that you might be interested in doing, rather than going in blindly.