Minneapolis is second most affordable vacation destination in U.S.

The Minneapolis Saint Paul metro area is the second most-affordable vacation destination in the country, according to Livability.com.

The website ranked cities on a number of factors including the number of free activities, both indoors and out, and the availability of discounts on area attractions. The Minneapolis Saint Paul area was recognized for its abundance of parks, lakes and bikeways, free admission to area museums and zoos, and various discounts available at Mall of America attractions.

Louisville, Ky., was ranked first and San Antonio, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Greenville, S.C. round out the top five.

Published Apr 24, 2012