Utah ranks 6th in best states for summer road trips


Source: WalletHub

Pack the car. It’s time for a road trip. And, lucky for you, Utah is one of the top places for road tripping.

Utah ranks the 6th best state to take a summer road trip, according to WalletHub. Topping Utah as the best states to travel by car include:

  1. Oregon
  2. Nevada
  3. Minnesota
  4. Washington
  5. Ohio

The worst state to road trip in is Connecticut. (See all the standings here.)

The study ranked each state using 20 different key metrics subcategorized under three sections:  driving and lodging costs, road conditions, and fun and scenic attractions. Utah snagged a 28th, 2nd and 17th ranking, respectively, in each of those categories.

Need some destination ideas while traveling? Try these fun attractions along I-15. Or choose one of these hikes in Bryce Canyon that match your difficulty level.

Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages UtahValley360.com for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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