hotelia.us - A study has taken into account the cost of accommodation, transport or nightlife to produce this low-cost holiday ranking. Las Vegas is one of the cities that make up the ranking of the 10 cheapest cities to live in the US. A study by MoneySense magazine and the TripAdvisor website has determined which are the 10 cheapest cities to visit in the United States, of which seven are in the southern states.
The result takes into account the average cost of the cities, which should be added to the cost of arriving at them. The rate of hotels, taxi, dinners and cocktails or nightlife have also been taken into account to elaborate the ranking. So, Las Vegas is the cheapest city to book a hotel room, Minneapolis is the most economical city to have a cocktail, dinner is cheaper in Atlanta and the most advantageous price when taking a taxi back to the hotel is In Denver. What will be the cheapest city?
Top 10 Cheapest Cities to Visit in The U.S
10. Denver (Colorado)
The state capital of Colorado is the last in this particular ranking. With slightly more than half a million inhabitants, Denver is the second most populous city in the mountainous states, behind Phoenix (Arizona). Denver has a very extreme climate, reaching 40 degrees in the summer months and -33 degrees in winter.
The cultural activity of Denver has great relation with the artists Bob Dylan, Judy Collins and The Fray, originating of this city. The city has numerous museums and churches, and also has the second largest performing arts center in the United States, behind Lincoln Center in New York. For those who like bars, the city has a very important number of breweries. And in autumn is a must see the Great American Beer Festival, the most important beer fair in the country.
9. Minneapolis (Minnesota)
It is the northernmost city of those who have managed to enter the ranking. Minneapolis is the most populous city in the state of Minnesota, although it is not its capital. It has been named as the most literate American city, counting on an important number of theaters and spaces for visual, literary and musical arts. It has a population of almost 400,000 inhabitants.
Minneapolis is the most important business center between Chicago and Seattle, although it does not have a wide leisure offer. The city hosts the Minnesota Twins, who play in the best baseball stadium in the United States, Target Field.
8. Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)
With a million and a half inhabitants, Philadelphia is the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania. Headquarters of big companies, its proximity to New York has allowed to appear business options in the city.
Philadelphia was the city where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and its Independence Hall is the most visited building in the city. In the city lived figures like Edgar Allan Poe or Benjamin Franklin. For moviegoers, the city offers a multitude of locations known for movies like 'Rocky' or 'Philadelphia', which were filmed in its streets.
7. Dallas (Texas)
Dallas, the inner city of Texas, is the state's third largest. Sadly known to be the place where the assassination of President John F. Kennedy occurred on November 22, 1963. It is home to large companies, making it the Silicon Valley of Texas, as it is known in the United States.
Dallas cultural offerings include its Museum of Art or the Meadows Museum, which houses a valuable collection of Spanish art, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The city is known for authentic Mexican food and Tex-Mex food. You will not be hungry in Dallas, since it is a city with more restaurants per capita than New York.
6. Houston (Texas)
The largest city in Texas and the fourth largest in the United States. A multicultural city with a very large international community, 21.4% of the city's population was not born in the United States. It has the largest concentration of health and research institutions in the world, as well as the NASA control center, which popularized the phrase 'Houston, we have a problem'.
Houston has a rich and varied cultural offer, as well as numerous leisure centers, restaurants and sports facilities. Artists such as Beyoncé, Patrick Swayze and Hilary Duff have been born in the city. Houston has the fourth most impressive skyline in the United States and one of the ten highest in the world.
5. New Orleans (Louisiana)
The multicultural city par excellence in the South of the United States, with important influence of African, Latin, Spanish and French cultures. New Orleans has a population of just over 300,000.
New Orleans is especially known for its musical activity, nevertheless it is considered as the cradle of Jazz and the birthplace of trumpeter Louis Armstrong and rapper Lil Wayne. Writers Tennesse Williams or Anne Rice were born in their streets. Mardi Gras is its most celebrated festival, celebrated on the Carnival Tuesday, which fills its streets with color. Also known are its Jazz Festival, Jazz Fest, and the Sugar Bowl, which keep the city active.
4. Orlando (Florida)
Orlando is the sixth largest city in Florida and the largest of the state's non-coastal cities. A city dedicated almost entirely to tourism, for its wide range of leisure offers. It has one of the most active airports in the world. The city is home to major tech companies such as EA Games or IBM.
Orlando is not known for its museums, but for its amusement parks. The Walt Disney World Resort is in the city as well as the many amusement parks that are built with Disney theme. Universal Studios has a park in the city, as well as the park dedicated to marine life, Sea World.
3. Atlanta (Georgia)
With half a million inhabitants, Atlanta is the largest city in the state of Georgia and its capital. It hosted the Olympic Games in 1996 and houses the headquarters of companies Coca-Cola, AT & T or Delta Air Lines. The city's airport, Hartsfield-Jackson, is the busiest in the world.
Atlanta is considered one of the most important cities for the music industry, hosting major rock and pop bands. It has been described as the new Motown, and have lived in city important figures of the music like Elton John, Backstreet Boys, Kanye West or Usher. In addition to the music industry, Atlanta has the largest aquarium in the world.
2. Miami (Florida)
The most important city of Florida and with a population of 433,136 inhabitants. Known tourist destination, it is the southernmost city in the ranking. Considered as the 'Cleanest City in the United States' by Forbes magazine, its wide green spaces, the quality of its air and its various recycling programs. Popularly it is known as 'The magic city'.
Miami enjoys a tropical climate, with hot summers and mild winters. Your visitors will enjoy a wide variety of music offerings. The central areas of the city open 24 hours a day and it is common to see first class DJs in the city, as well as the well-known Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival, which makes it the home of electronic music.
1. Las Vegas (Nevada)
Built in the middle of the desert, and popular for its casinos, Las Vegas is considered the 'city of sin', 'the capital of world entertainment' or 'the capital of second chances'. Since 1989 it has undergone a steady expansion towards the Las Vegas Strip, which resulted in an abandonment of tourism in the downtown area.
Its hotels are the most important attraction centers, including inside casinos, luxury restaurants, theaters and even amusement parks. Each hotel allows visitors to freely enter and enjoy their offer without having to stay in their rooms. In recent years well-known artists act permanently in the city, so singers like Celine Dion, Elton John, Britney Spears, Cher or Shania Twain have become important claims of the city. The Circo del Sol has more than a dozen permanent shows in the city and the well-known illusionist David Copperfield offers more than 500 performances a year at the MGM hotel.