Americans spend an average of $3,500 or more on entertainment annually. Having fun is important to Americans, with good reason. More and more people are searching for interesting domestic destinations due to inflation and the pandemic. 

“There is still a ‘rush’ on domestic tourism as Americans stay closer to home,’ says Katherine A. Spilde, Ph.D., MBA. 

Spilde says, “Staycations are very popular and states like Hawaii are literally overwhelmed with tourists as travelers wanted to avoid the confusion of international travel yet feel like they were truly ‘getting away from it all.’” 

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Top 20 most fun cities in the U.S.

  1. Las Vegas, NV
  2. Orlando, FL
  3. Miami, FL
  4. Atlanta, GA
  5. New Orleans, LA
  6. San Francisco, CA
  7. Austin, TX
  8. Honolulu, HI
  9. New York, NY 
  10. Chicago, IL
  11. Cincinnati, OH
  12. Tampa, FL
  13. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  14. Portland, OR
  15. Denver, CO
  16. San Diego, CA
  17. Washington, DC 
  18. Houston, TX
  19. St. Louis, MO
  20. Los Angeles, CA

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