The Jersey Shore. Liberty State Park. Ellis Island. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Six Flags Great Adventure. The Paterson Great Falls … We don’t know whether the folks at WalletHub need to clean their windshield or open their eyes, but we are gobsmacked by our rock-bottom ranking for summer tourist attractions in its 2017 Best and Worst States for Summer Road Trips.

Garden State residents looking to salvage some pride can take some slight solace in the state’s overall ranking of 42, which put it right between Montana and Kansas.

According to the methodology, WalletHub’s data team compared the 50 U.S. states in terms of 22 key indicators of a fun and frugal summer road trip. The data set ranges from average gas prices to the quality of roads to the number of attractions.

Click here for the full article »

We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines

Comment policy: comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Load comments
Continue Reading