Summertime in Abilene will soon be upon us. For many of us, that's the time to hit the road for some high adventure. You may have already been thinking about your destination this summer. But, where should you venture? Sometimes the finances just aren't there. After all, travel can get expensive.

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So, where are the destinations where you can get the most bang for the buck? The pros at WalletHub have done the homework and they've laid out a ranking of the best summer travel destinations in the United States for 2023. Several factors make up the list including travel costs and hassles, local costs, attractions, weather, activities, and safety.

Texas is a great vacation destination in its own right. There's plenty to see and do in the Lone Star State and that's a good thing because Texas makes the list 3 times. Which cities in Texas? Keep scrolling to find out.


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20. Minneapolis, MN.

19. Los Angeles, CA.

18. El Paso, TX.

17. Grand Rapids, MI. 

16. Oklahoma City, OK.

15. Philadelphia, PA.

14. Austin, TX.

13. Greenville, SC.

12. Salt Lake City, UT.

11. San Antonio, TX.

10. Springfield, MO.

9. Richmond, VA.

8. Orlando, FL.

7. Tampa, FL

6. Chicago, IL.

5. New Yor, NY

4. Wichita, KS.

3. Washington, DC.

2. Honolulu, HI.

1. Atlanta, GA.

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As the days of summer approach and adventure fills the air, these top 20 summer travel destinations stand out as awesome playgrounds for unforgettable adventures. From the breathtaking beaches to vibrant streets, you're sure to find the perfect travel spot for you.

So pack your bags and get ready to go on a journey that will leave you with memories. It doesn't matter if you want the tranquility of nature or the action of bustling cities, these destinations give you plenty of culture and beauty. So, go forth and make this summer one for the record books.

Summertime definitely brings outdoor activities. You can have a blast in your own backyard with some of these classic yard games. Just look below for some great ideas.,

Best Backyard Games To Play This Summer

You can entertain your friends and family this summer by adding these games to your next backyard get together.