Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away, and while this year may be different than in the past, and it’s unlikely many couples will be going out to eat, folks still want to feel loved and recognized by their S.O. And it turns out, there are some places in the country that are more conducive to a great Valentine’s Day than others.
- WalletHub set out to determine the best places in the U.S. for Valentine’s Day.
- They looked at 100 of the largest cities across 14 Valentine’s Day-related metrics.
- Factors include number of florists, high-quality takeout food and number of COVID-19 cases.
- They broke the factors down into four categories – Budget & Activities, Gift Accessibility, Weather Forecast and Safety.
So where is the best place to celebrate romance on Valentine's Day?
- Overall, San Francisco, California earned the top spot, with a score of 83.28 out of 100.
- The City By the Bay lands at number one for budget & activities, two for safety and in the Top Ten for gift accessibility, although it ranks 27 for weather forecast.
- Meanwhile, Las Vegas is tops the for gift accessibility, Colorado Springs, Colorado is tops for weather forecast, and Honolulu, Hawaii is number one for safety.
Top Ten Best Places To Celebrate Valentine’s Day
- San Francisco, CA
- Honolulu, HI
- Portland, OR
- Seattle, WA
- San Jose, CA
- San Diego, CA
- Austin, TX
- Oakland, CA
- Orlando, FL
- Sacramento, CA
- As for the worst place to celebrate Valentine’s Day, that “honor” goes to Laredo, Texas, which earns an overall score of just 26.62 and comes in low on the list for safety, as well as gift accessibility and weather forecast.
en Worst Places To Celebrate Valentine’s Day
- Laredo, TX
- Lubbock, TX
- Hialeah, FL
- El Paso, TX
- Newark, NJ
- Detroit, MI
- Miami, FL
- North Las Vegas, NV
- Jersey City, NJ
- Mesa, AZ