WalletHub ranks Florida the second-most fun state to visit

Only California places ahead of the Sunshine State for pure enjoyment.
Clearwater Beach is one of the many things that makes Florida fun. [Times files (2013)]
Clearwater Beach is one of the many things that makes Florida fun. [Times files (2013)]
Published June 12

Just behind California but topping New York, Florida ranks as the second-most fun state to visit in a recent WalletHub survey.

The 50 states were ranked based on 26 metrics, including restaurants, marinas and movie theaters per capita and access to national parks.

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In WalletHub’s most fun cities in the U.S. survey last year, Tampa ranked 20, and St. Petersburg landed at 47.

Categories for the city rankings included festivals, dance clubs and park playgrounds per capita and accessible bars — even average beer price and time of last call.

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