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Arizona Ranks in the Top 20 Most Fun States in America

Posted at 7:49 AM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 10:54:26-04

According to the personal-finance website WalletHub, people are having a ball in the Grand Canyon State. 

Arizona is ranked 17th out of 2018's Most Fun States in America. That's not too shabby, considering the state is in the top 20.  

The top 5 states are California, New York, Nevada, Florida, and Illinois. You can check out the entire map below...

Source: WalletHub

WalletHub breaks it down even more with 26 key metrics. The data ranges from movie costs to accessibility of national parks to casinos per capita. Here's what's grabbing everyone's attention in Arizona: 

Fun in Arizona (1 = Most Fun and 25 = Average)

  • 24th – Restaurants per Capita
  • 27th – Movie Theaters per Capita
  • 20th – Golf Courses & Country Clubs per Capita
  • 19th – Amusement Parks per Capita
  • 24th – Fitness Centers per Capita
  • 11th – Access to National Parks
  • 15th – Casinos per Capita

WalletHub has yet to create the results for the Most Fun Cities in America, but last year's numbers have Tucson ranked at 26th, with Phoenix coming in at 47th.