2022’s Best States For Summer Road Trips
With nearly 80% of U.S. adults saying they will take some sort of road trip this summer, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips, along with accompanying videos and expert commentary.
To help travelers plan a fun and wallet-friendly road trip, WalletHub compared the 50 U.S. states based on 32 key metrics. The data set ranges from the number of attractions to road conditions to costs.
Best States For Summer Road Trips
1. New York
Worst States For Summer Road Trips
50. Rhode Island
Best vs. Worst
- California has the highest number of scenic byways, 66, which is 22 times higher than Connecticut and Delaware, the states with the lowest at three each.
- Mississippi has the lowest daily price for camping, $35.53, which is 3.3 times lower than in California, the state with the highest at $117.37.
- Oklahoma has the lowest price for a three-star hotel room, $50, which is six times lower than in Oregon, the state with the highest at $300.
- Vermont has the lowest number of car thefts per 1,000 residents, 0.42, which is 12.5 times lower than Colorado, the state with the highest at 5.24.