Would you look at that! New York state is FUN and not just fun but one of the most fun states in the USA! WalletHub just released their findings for "2018's Most Fun States in America" and New York faired pretty well! But how are the folks at WalletHub determining fun? WalletHub "compared the 50 states across 26 key indicators of a jolly good time that won’t break the bank. They range from movie costs to accessibility of national parks to casinos per capita."

New York came in at number 2 on the list for fun! Here's how we scored in the key categories.

Fun in New York (1=Most Fun; 25=Avg.)

  • 1st – Restaurants per Capita
  • 1st – Movie Theaters per Capita
  • 6th – Golf Courses & Country Clubs per Capita
  • 6th – Amusement Parks per Capita
  • 1st – Performing-Arts Theaters per Capita
  • 1st – Fitness Centers per Capita
  • 18th – Casinos per Capita
  • 18th – Variety of Arts, Entertainment & Recreation Establishments
Source: WalletHub

Here are the Most Fun States in America for 2018:

  1. California
  2. New York
  3. Nevada
  4. Florida
  5. Illinois
  6. Washington
  7. Texas
  8. Colorado
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. Minnesota

WNY probably had a lot to do with ranking for New York state, let's be honest there is a ton to do in the region and Buffalo!

Here are just a few:

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Learn more about WalletHub's study and see their full report HERE.