It’s cliche, but it’s cheap â€” at least this summer: the Las Vegas vacation.
Sin City earned the No. 1 spot overall in WalletHub’s recent ranking of the 80 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.
The financial website analyzed the metros based on 30 metrics “to identify the most wallet-friendly and Instagram-worthy summer destinations.”
The 10 metro areas that came out on top are:
- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada
- Salt Lake City
- Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California
- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Georgia
- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
- Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, South Carolina
- Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina
- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas
- Sacramento-Roseville-Arden-Arcade, California
The Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise area earned a total score of 73.56 out of 100. For comparison, the No. 80-ranked area of Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut, earned a total score of 36.62.