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Tucson ranks among the best warm vacation destinations in the country

Posted at 7:30 AM, Nov 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-01 11:13:23-04

As the Winter weather approaches, some Americans welcome the chill, while others follow the sun. Here in Tucson, our weather is one of the reasons the city is ranked top 10 for warm weather destinations.

WalletHub looked at 60 of the largest metro areas in the United States and compared them on 32 key factors including flight data, weather predictions and vacation cost.

Tucson is ranked No. 9 for the best warm destination for winter travel. According to WalletHub, that's based on travel costs, convenience of flights, activities and climate. 

Planning a Winter Getaway in Tucson (1=Best; 19=Avg.)
  • 16th – Travel Costs & Hassles
  • 5th – Local Costs
  • 6th – Attractions
  • 5th – Weather
  • 11th – Activities

How did the rest of the "Grand Canyon State" compare?

Phoenix is the only other city in Arizona to make the top 20 as the 19th top destination.