The Best and Worst Cities for a Staycation

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June 13 (Bloomberg) -- WalletHub CEO Odysseas Papadimitriou discusses the best and worst cities for a staycation. He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

About $1200 per person this year.

Perhaps you do not have to spend all that, a staycation might be for you.

We have the executive of wallethub.

With the best and worst places for a staycation, he joins us from washington dc . our mission is to help consumers save money.

As you mentioned, coming out of the great recession $1200 per person for a vacation is money that a lot of us can use for a better purpose like paying down our debt, saving for emergency funds, and so on.

A staycation may be in order if you use it to save money.

You took a look at some data.

You measured 20 key metrics for a variety of cities.

Where did you get the data, and what did you do with it?

We used data from a variety of sources including private travel websites like trip advisor, yelp, and also public sources like the number of parks, swimming pools, golf courses for my that every city has.

We used a 20 different metrics.

Food and entertainment options, relaxation options, and the weather for the middle of the summer.

We used to july 15. that is how we rated our top 150 for the most and least appealing.

What city is the best place to stay home and enjoy your summer vacation?

A lot of people are surprised by our pick, but we have to follow with the data says and buffalo, new york was the top choice.

It seems that buffalo is in this week's lots of combining -- sweet spot of combining a lot of things to do with low-cost.

Doing a staycation in buffalo can provide the most fun and also the most cost savings versus some of the california cities that were on the end of the list.

What is the worst?

Chula vista in california came in at dead last.

It was on almost every single metric that we looked.

It seems that it does not have many things to do, and it is a pretty expensive city.

The cost deferential versus driving to a nearby city might be worth it.

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