Best And Worst States For Road Trips

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WalletHub.com has come up with a listing of the best and worst states for road trips based on gas prices, attractions, traffic conditions and weather. Lodging costs were also considered.

Connecticut ranks 44th. The ranking is due to lower scores for cost and fewer attractions, but the state ranked higher in traffic, safety and weather conditions.

Data from Wallethub.com

Overall Rank

State Name

Driving & Accommodation Costs Rank

Traffic Conditions & Safety Rank

Weather Conditions Rank

Fun & Scenic Attractions Rank

1 Oregon 33 5 12 2
2 Idaho 10 2 2 22
3 Minnesota 29 3 10 16
4 Utah 23 4 8 19
5 Washington 45 10 19 1
6 Nevada 34 19 11 6
7 New York 43 11 21 5
8 California 48 22 5 3
9 Ohio 35 17 33 7
10 Colorado 22 21 17 13
11 Arizona 1 47 15 10
12 Massachusetts 40 8 26 17
13 Nebraska 7 27 3 31
14 New Mexico 2 43 4 20
15 North Carolina 19 33 38 9
16 Maryland 39 23 22 12
17 Georgia 5 32 44 18
18 Illinois 15 13 39 24
19 New Hampshire 21 6 41 30
20 Pennsylvania 49 25 37 4
21 Missouri 36 35 16 15
T-22 Iowa 23 29 5 36
T-22 Wyoming 6 26 27 35
24 Indiana 27 20 7 40
25 Louisiana 14 46 36 14
26 Virginia 41 1 47 28
27 Rhode Island 47 12 18 34
28 Florida 28 41 49 8
29 Texas 13 39 27 23
30 Kentucky 36 34 27 21
31 Maine 44 7 43 26
32 Delaware 8 28 23 42
33 Montana 30 36 1 38
34 Vermont 26 9 46 42
35 Michigan 20 18 20 45
36 South Carolina 12 49 44 11
37 Tennessee 11 40 33 25
38 Wisconsin 42 16 32 39
39 Kansas 17 24 25 47
40 South Dakota 9 37 9 50
41 New Jersey 32 15 30 49
42 Hawaii 46 30 35 29
43 North Dakota 25 38 13 41
44 Connecticut 50 14 14 46
45 Alabama 3 45 50 33
46 Alaska 38 31 48 31
47 Arkansas 18 48 23 37
48 West Virginia 31 44 40 27
49 Oklahoma 4 50 30 44
50 Mississippi 16 42 41 48Heublien

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