Florida named the 2nd most fun state in America โ˜˜ Hoey Team โ˜˜ eXp Realty

Dated: June 21 2019

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Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) - Florida may be a lot of things, but at least it's fun! 

The state rides California's coattails as the second most fun in America, according to a list from Wallethub.

Wallethub compared all 50 states based on 26 metrics related to entertainment, recreation and nightlife.

Florida was in the top percentile for most restaurants per capita, tying both California and New York. It came in third for golf courses.

With the constant heat keeping residents in shape, the state is fourth for fitness centers. It ranked sixth for arts, entertainment, and arts establishments. 

Here are the top 10: 

California
Florida
New York
Washington
Colorado
Nevada
Minnesota
Pennsylvania
Oregon
Texas

FULL LIST:

2019’s Most Fun States in America

We all define “fun” a bit differently. And hopefully the place in which we live caters to our personal ideas of entertainment. But that’s not always the case, which may drive people to live somewhere new.

There are certain states where fun is not just an option but also a way of life. These states offer such a variety of activities that everyone will be able to find something that excites them.

With pure enjoyment in mind, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 26 key indicators of a jolly good time that won’t break the bank. They range from movie costs to accessibility of national parks to casinos per capita. Scroll down for the winners, money-saving advice from a panel of experts and a full description of our methodology.

For a more local breakdown of the fun scene, check out WalletHub’s Most Fun Cities in America ranking.

Most Fun States to Visit in America

Overall Rank
(1=Best)

State

Total Score

‘Entertainment & Recreation’ Rank

‘Nightlife’ Rank

1California61.5716
2Florida58.21211
3New York57.8534
4Washington51.12413
5Colorado49.71510
6Nevada49.25151
7Minnesota49.03612
8Pennsylvania47.9197
9Oregon47.62714
10Texas47.51109
11Illinois47.39123
12Missouri44.291315
13Ohio43.93188
14Arizona43.081123
15New Mexico42.97833
16Louisiana42.78245
17South Carolina41.351429
18Michigan40.822020
19Wisconsin40.31302
20North Carolina40.171724
21Massachusetts39.952122
22Maryland39.801627
23Tennessee39.782616
24Georgia38.562226
25Hawaii38.321936
26Oklahoma37.362721
27Alaska35.372543
28Utah34.962348
29Virginia33.832845
30Wyoming33.232942
31South Dakota32.833518
32Idaho32.053134
33New Jersey31.49 Blog author image

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