WASHINGTON – Texas is the fifth-best state for summer road trips nationally, according to a WalletHub study.
The Lone Star State ranked fourth in costs, seventh in activities, and 42nd in safety.
Texas was also:
seventh in both driving laws and lowest price of three-star accommodations;
eighth in both the lowest price of camping and nightlife options per capita;
ninth in average gas prices;
12th in access to scenic byways;
14th in both number of attractions and vehicle miles traveled per capita; and
30th in car thefts per capita.
The rest of the top-five state rankings are North Carolina, Wyoming, Minnesota, and Virginia.
Texas recently ranked tenth on a WalletHub ranking of the most fun states in the U.S.
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