I know no one takes vacation days anymore so the idea of traveling this summer is a joke . . . but if you DO manage to find a way to duck out for like 48 hours or something, this could be helpful.
Wallethub.com just ranked the 100 biggest cities in the country from the best place to visit this summer to the worst.
The rankings are based on 40 different factors including the cost of flights . . . the cost of hotels and food . . . weather . . . safety . . . and attractions and activities.
And the 10 best cities to visit are:
Washington D.C. . . . Orlando . . . Austin, Texas . . . Chicago . . . Atlanta . . .Cincinnati . . . Dallas-Fort Worth . . . Oklahoma City . . . Las Vegas . . . and Houston.
The 10 worst are:
Santa Rosa, California . . . Oxnard, California . . . Sarasota, Florida . . . Bridgeport, Connecticut . . . Bakersfield, California . . . Spokane, Washington . . . Albany, New York . . . Portland, Maine . . . Lansing, Michigan . . . and Toledo, Ohio.