We know GR has awesome restaurants, breweries, museums, sports teams, and things to do... and all that adds up to an awesome place for a "staycation"!

Wallethub seems to think so too; they've ranking Grand Rapids the top place in Michigan for a staycation.

Good news for those of us who are dying for a vacay, but might not have the cash to get outta town... There's so much to do here, we don't have to!

To determine their ranking of the Best and Worst Cities for Staycations in 2018, Wallethub compared more than 180 cities based on 40 key indicators of a fun-filled yet wallet-friendly staycation.

They looked at factors across three key dimensions: 1) Recreation, 2) Food and Entertainment and 3) Rest and Relaxation.

Grand Rapids was the only Michigan city to make their list, coming in at #76.

Overall, GR got a total score of 37.6, ranking 102 in recreation, 62 in food and entertainment, and 118 in rest and relaxation.

What cities topped their list for staycations? Here are the top 5:

  • Orlando, FL
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Chicago, IL
  • Seattle, WA
  • Portland, OR

What's your favorite thing to do in Grand Rapids on a "staycation"?