This year, UCF students don't have to travel far to vacation because one of the most sought after vacation spots is here in Orlando, according to WalletHub.

The Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area ranked third on WalletHub's 2016 list of top summer destinations.

WalletHub came to the conclusion by measuring 80 of the largest metro areas with the intention of finding the most wallet-friendly and Instagram-worthy summer destinations.

Top 10 summer destinations

1. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 
2. Salt Lake City, UT
3. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 
4. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 
5. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, 
6. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 
7. Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 
8. Charleston-North Charleston, SC 
9. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 
10. Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA


Jean Racine is a Digital Producer for the Central Florida Future. Follow him on twitter at @jeangracine. Email him at

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