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Posted on: June 1, 2016

SGF named 11th Best City for Staycations in study



Springfield was named the 11th Best City for Staycations in a recent study by

To help Americans find the best staycation spots in the U.S. ? and the ones worth leaving home for ? WalletHub¹s number crunchers compared the 150 largest cities across 28 key metrics. Its data set includes such metrics as movie and bowling costs, golf courses, frozen-yogurt shops and spas per capita, and the cost of house-cleaning services.

Staycationing in Springfield (1=Best, 75=Avg.)

• 18th - Number of Zoos and Aquariums per Capita
• 10th - Cost of Maid Service
• 20th - Movie Costs
• 31st - Number of Beer Gardens per Capita
• 14th - Bowling Costs
• 31st - Number of Restaurants per Capita
• 20th - Number of Ice Cream & Frozen-Yogurt Shops per Capita
• 30th - Beauty Salon Costs.

View the study results.
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