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September 20, 2016

NOLA #4 “Most Fun” City In America

Based on an exhaustive methodology, financial website WalletHub has determined that New Orleans is the #4 “Most Fun” City in the nation.

To help Americans find the cities with the greatest number and variety of fun yet cost-effective options, WalletHub’s number crunchers compared the 150 largest U.S. cities based on 51 key metrics. They range from “number of fitness centers per capita” to “movie costs” to “average open hours of breweries.”

New Orleans scored #4 overall, with a #3/150 “Nightlife” rank; #19/150 “Recreation” rank; and #74/150 “Costs” rank.

The Top 10 Most Fun Cities are:

1. Las Vegas
2. Orlando
3. Miami
4. New Orleans
5. Salt Lake City
6. Cincinnati
7. Fort Lauderdale
8. St. Louis
9. Atlanta
10. Scottsdale

You can read more about the study here.