SAN ANTONIO — Central Texans, who needs a summer vacation when you can have a summer staycation in one of the top travel destinations in the country?
According to a new study by WalletHub, the Greater San Antonio area (San Antonio-New Braunfels) was ranked #12 on a list of 'Best Summer Travel Destinations.'
The study compared 100 metro areas across 40 key indicators of budget- and fun-friendliness.
Data ranges from cost of the cheapest flight to the number of attractions, amongst other factors.
On a scale of 1 to 50, with 1 being the best and 50 being average, here's how the Greater San Antonio area scored in several areas:
- Travel Costs & Hassles- 23
- Local Costs- 7
- Number of Attractions- 19
- Diversity of Attractions- 12
- Cost fo Cheapest Flight- 23
The Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida metro area topped the list, while two other Texas metros made it into the top 10.
The Austin-Round Rock, TX Metro area came in second, while the Dallas-Forth Worth-Arlington, TX metro area came in fifth.
For a closer look at the study, you can read it in its entirety here.