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Honolulu named Best US City for Staycations in 2021

Honolulu named Best US City for Staycations in 2021
Honolulu named Best US City for Staycations in 2021
Written by Harry Johnson

New report ranks Best & Worst US Cities for Staycations in 2021.

  • New York City has the most parks
  • Orlando, Florida, has the most zoos & aquariums
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has the lowest cost of house-cleaning services

With around 33% of Americans not planning to take a trip this summer, industry experts today released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations.

To identify the best spots for staying local, the analysts compared more than 180 cities across 46 key indicators of a fun-filled yet wallet-friendly staycation. Research data set ranges from parks per capita to restaurant-meal costs to the share of residents who are vaccinated.

Best Cities for StaycationsWorst Cities for Staycations
1. Honolulu, HI173. Columbus, GA
2. Orlando, FL174. Garland, TX
3. San Francisco, CA175. Newark, NJ
4. Charleston, SC176. Chesapeake, VA
5. Las Vegas, NV177. Montgomery, AL
6. Portland, ME178. Aurora, CO
7. Chicago, IL179. North Las Vegas, NV
8. Seattle, WA180. Hialeah, FL
9. San Diego, CA181. Chula Vista, CA
10. Cincinnati, OH182. Fremont, CA

Best vs. Worst

  • New York City has the most parks (per square root of population), 1.478147, which is 23.1 times more than in Hialeah, Florida, the city with the fewest at 0.064011.
  • Orlando, Florida, has the most zoos & aquariums (per square root of population), 0.013209, which is 38.3 times more than in New York, the city with the fewest at 0.000345.
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has the lowest cost of house-cleaning services, $60, which is five times less expensive than in Pearl City, Hawaii, the city with the highest at $300.

Staycationing in Honolulu (1=Best; 91=Avg.):

  • 1st – Parks per Capita
  • 7th – Bike Rental Facilities per Capita
  • 89th – Public Golf Courses per Capita
  • 1st – Hiking Trails per Capita
  • 19th – Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops per Capita
  • 60th – Idealness of Summer Weather
  • 38th – Nightlife Options per Capita
  • 41st – Average Daily COVID-19 Cases in the Past Week per Capita

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About the author

Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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