With July being National Park and Recreation Month and America‚Äôs largest cities investing more than $6.9 billion on park and recreation in 2015, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016's Best & Worst Cities for Recreation.
To highlight the relative benefit of public spaces and recreational activities for consumers and economies across the country, WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities in terms of 35 key metrics, ranging from parkland acreage to the cost of movie tickets.
|Best Cities for Recreation||Worst Cities for Recreation|
|1||Orlando, FL||91||New York, NY|
|2||Tampa, FL||92||Memphis, TN|
|3||Scottsdale, AZ||93||Aurora, CO|
|4||Cincinnati, OH||94||Newark, NJ|
|5||Las Vegas, NV||95||Jersey City, NJ|
|6||St. Louis, MO||96||Hialeah, FL|
|7||Atlanta, GA||97||Irving, TX|
|8||Boise, ID||98||San Antonio, TX|
|9||Minneapolis, MN||99||Charlotte, NC|
|10||Honolulu, HI||100||Chula Vista, CA|
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