This nearby Ohio city is one of the top 20 summer travel destinations

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The Queen City made the list of top travel destinations of the summer.

To help travelers plan the perfect summer getaway, WalletHub compared 100 metro areas across 40 key indicators of budget- and fun-friendliness. The data set ranges from cost of the cheapest flight to number of attractions to average price of a two-person meal.

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Florida and Texas are home to the top summer destinations in the U.S., each with at least two metro areas in the top 15. Oppositely, Pennsylvania has one of the largest number of most unpopular summer destinations.

So, how about Ohio? Cincinnati ranked as the sixth most popular city, while Dayton ended at No. 50. Cincinnati ranked as No. 1 for fewest hassles when it comes to travel.

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Here’s the top 20 cities to visit this summer:

1. Washington, DC

2. Orlando, FL

3. Austin, TX

4. Chicago, IL

5. Atlanta, GA

6. Cincinnati, OH

7. Dallas, TX

8. Oklahoma City, OK

9. Las Vegas, NV

10. Houston, TX


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