Best family vacation spots in the US: Check out the list

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It’s vacation time and despite inflation, many Americans still plan to take a trip or two this summer. 

Data collected by WalletHub found that about 82% of Americans plan to travel this summer and 42% said they plan to take more than one trip. 

However, with the high prices of gas and airfare, some families may be looking for more budget-friendly destinations. 

WalletHub compiled a list of some of the most cost-friendly and convenient locations in the United States for families to visit this summer. 

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FILE - Atlanta skyline at night. (Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)

Here’s the overall top-10 list: 

  1. Atlanta, Ga.
  2. Washington, D.C.
  3. Orlando, Fla.
  4. Honolulu, Hawaii
  5. Tampa, Fla.
  6. Austin, Texas
  7. Philadelphia, Penn.
  8. Chicago, Ill.
  9. El Paso, Texas
  10. Cincinnati, Ohio

For the entire list, click here. 

Cheapest locations based on local costs: 

  1. Tulsa, Okla.
  2. Oklahoma City, Okla.
  3. Lafayette, La.
  4. McAllen, Texas
  5. San Antonio, Texas
  6. Knoxville, Tenn.
  7. Wichita, Kan.
  8. Greensboro, N.C.
  9. Dayton, Ohio
  10. Little Rock, Ark.

FILE - Tulsa skyline. ( Jumping Rocks/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Most expensive locations based on local costs: 

  1. Santa Rosa, Calif.
  2. Oxnard, Calif.
  3. Honolulu, Hawaii
  4. Los Angeles, Calif.
  5. Seattle, Wash.
  6. San Diego, Calif.
  7. San Jose, Calif.
  8. San Francisco, Calif.
  9. Sacramento, Calif.
  10. Bridgeport, Conn.

Local costs included things such as the average cost of living for each city, average gas prices, the lowest nightly rate for a three-star hotel and the average price of a meal for two. 

This story was reported from Los Angeles.