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MoJoe Roberts

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Las Vegas Ranks #1 Among US Cities for This

We all know it’s important to stay active, not only for our physical health but for our mental health as well. But it’s not always so easy to live an active lifestyle, with some parts of the country making it easier for folks than others.

So, where in the U.S. is it easiest to live an active lifestyle?

WalletHub has come out with their list of the Best and Worst States in the U.S. for Recreation. They judged 100 if the largest U.S. cities on 47 factors in areas of entertainment & recreational facilities, costs, quality of parks and weather.

With that in mind, topping the list is Las Vegas, Nevada, which scores a 64.23 out of 100. BOOM! We're #1, we're #1!

Vegas lands at two entertainment and recreational facilities, and in the Top 25 for quality of parks and weather. Orlando, Florida, second over all, is tops for entertainment and recreational facilities, while Chandler, Arizona is tops for costs, New York, New York is number one for quality of parks, and Riverside, California is tops for weather.

Top 10 Best Cities for Recreation

  1. Las Vegas, NV
  2. Orlando, FL
  3. Cincinnati, OH
  4. Tampa, FL
  5. Scottsdale, AZ
  6. San Diego, CA
  7. Albuquerque, NM
  8. Atlanta, GA
  9. Honolulu, HI
  10. New Orleans, LA



But what about the worst city for recreation? Fort Wayne, Indiana earns that honor, scoring a 35.42, and landing in the bottom 10 for quality of parks and weather. 

10 Worst Cities for Recreation

  1. Fort Wayne, IN
  2. Chula Vista, CA
  3. Jersey City, NJ
  4. Newark, NJ
  5. Irving, TX
  6. Oakland, CA
  7. Garland, TX
  8. Durham, NC
  9. Aurora, CO
  10. Memphis, TN 

Click here to see the full list.


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