List: New York is third most fun state in the US

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — According to a new report by WalletHub, New York is the third most fun state in the nation.

Every state was ranked based on entertainment, recreation and nightlife. Specifically, the study looked into factors like weather, attractions and the number of restaurants and movie theaters.

The list of factors that went into each state’s score was lengthy.

New York’s total score was 57.85, landing it behind Florida, and the number one state on the list — California, which had a score of 61.57.

In terms of entertainment and recreation, New York scored third, and for nightlife, fourth.

West Virginia is the least fun state, according to the survey.

MORE | Take a look at the whole list, and why they landed where they did here.

Source: WalletHub
 

Most Fun States to Visit in America

Overall Rank
(1=Best)

State

Total Score

‘Entertainment & Recreation’ Rank

‘Nightlife’ Rank

1California61.5716
2Florida58.21211
3New York57.8534
4Washington51.12413
5Colorado49.71510
6Nevada49.25151
7Minnesota49.03612
8Pennsylvania47.9197
9Oregon47.62714
10Texas47.51109
11Illinois47.39123
12Missouri44.291315
13Ohio43.93188
14Arizona43.081123
15New Mexico42.97833
16Louisiana42.78245
17South Carolina41.351429
18Michigan40.822020
19Wisconsin40.31302
20North Carolina40.171724
21Massachusetts39.952122
22Maryland39.801627
23Tennessee39.782616
24Georgia38.562226
25Hawaii38.321936
26Oklahoma37.362721
27Alaska35.372543
28Utah34.962348
29Virginia33.832845
30Wyoming33.232942
31South Dakota32.833518
32Idaho32.053134
33New Jersey31.493238
34Kentucky31.003430
35Iowa30.824019
36Montana30.494217
37Maine30.403341
38Nebraska29.474125
39Indiana29.253928
40North Dakota29.103731
41Kansas28.733832
42New Hampshire27.143649
43Connecticut26.474340
44Alabama26.064439
45Arkansas24.894547
46Vermont23.504637
47Rhode Island23.394735
48Delaware20.664850
49Mississippi16.564944
50West Virginia14.415046

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