Cincinnati makes Top 20 Most Fun Cities in America

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Everyone’s idea of fun is different, but we all like to have it.

Some people prefer frequenting restaurants and bars, some enjoy theatrical plays and concerts, some enjoy sporting events, others enjoy amusement parks or movie theatres, and the list goes on.

Having all of those entertainment offerings and options in one place, though, isn’t always easy to come by. Fortunately for those in Ohio, one of the most fun cities in the U.S. is located right here in the Buckeye State.

Cincinnati, Ohio, is the 11th most fun city in the U.S., according to a report from WalletHub. The report ranked 182 U.S. cities, including the 150 most populated cities, across three categories: Entertainment and recreation, such as restaurants, bowling alleys, amusement parks, and shopping centers per capita; nightlife and parties, such as bar accessibility, time of last call, casinos and comedy clubs per capita; and costs, including average beer, wine and food prices, movie costs, and more.

By category, Cincinnati ranked 14th among U.S. cities in entertainment and recreation, 20th among nightlife and parties, and 35th in costs.

The next-best ranking Ohio city was Cleveland, which placed 48th on the list of most fun cities in America. Columbus, Ohio, was close behind at 55th, while Akron ranked 87th and Toledo placed 97th.

The Top 20 most fun cities in America, according to WalletHub, are:

1. Las Vegas, NV

2. Orlando, FL

3. Miami, FL

4. Atlanta, GA

5. San Francisco, CA

6. New Orleans, LA

7. Austin, TX

8. Chicago, IL

9. Honolulu, HI

10. New York, New York

11. Cincinnati, OH

12. Denver, CO

13. Portland, OR

14. St. Louis, MO

15. Washington, D.C.

16. San Diego, CA

17. Tampa, FL

18. Fort Lauderdale, FL

19. Houston, TX

20. Los Angeles, CA