Michigan Among Top 20 States To Vacation This Summer
There are many places to visit and vacation throughout the U.S. With Summer on its way, you can explore anything from scenic areas to heading away to catch a sports game. But what is the best state to vacation this Summer?
Recently, the research team Gambling.com revealed the top U.S. states to vacation this summer. They analyzed five different data points which include accommodation availability, accommodation affordability, crime rates, average sunshine, and number of attractions.
Where did Michigan rank?
Michigan is the 18th best state to vacation in this summer. Overall, its Summer Vacation Score out of 100 is 55.1. When it comes to the average sunshine score, the mitten falls low at 28.5. Seeing that the winters are long and often cloudy, it makes sense. The state ranked below Mississippi and above Kansas.
The Great Lakes State offers an abundance of recreational activities, such as fishing, hiking, camping, and other activities. It also has plenty of historical sites and scenic views.
Who made number one?
When all the different factors are considered, Virginia is the best state to vacation in this summer.
In any of the categories analyzed, it performed well across all five. Particularly in terms of crime rate, accommodation availability, and number of attractions. This all culminated in a Summer Vacation Score of 68.6 out of 100.
See where other states ranked by checking out the full list here.