WalletHub has released it’s 2018’s Best Places for Valentine’s Day based upon 23 key metrics, from florists per capita to the price of a 3-course meal for (2).
|Top 20 Places for Celebrating Valentine’s Day|
|1||San Francisco, CA||11||Austin, TX|
|2||San Diego, CA||12||Scottsdale, AZ|
|3||Las Vegas, NV||13||Denver, CO|
|4||Orlando, FL||14||Washington, DC|
|5||Chicago, IL||15||San Antonio, TX|
|6||New York, NY||16||San Jose, CA|
|7||Portland, OR||17||Minneapolis, MN|
|8||Seattle, WA||18||Atlanta, GA|
|9||Honolulu, HI||19||Phoenix, AZ|
|10||Los Angeles, CA||20||Houston, TX|
Good to see at least 1 Texas made their list.
Speaking of the day for hearts…
- Total Valentine’s Day spending projected for 2018 ($143.56 per person celebrating) – $19.6 billion.
- Men plan to spend nearly twice as much as women, on average, for Valentine’s Day 2018 – $191 vs. $99:
- Amount Americans will spend on jewelry ($4.7B), flowers ($2B) and candy ($1.8B) – $8.5 billion:
- Number of marriage proposals made each Valentine’s Day – 9 million!
Fortunately you still have over a week to make Valentine’s Day plans. Make them good!