Orlando is the third-best city for Valentine's Day budgets, preceded by San Francisco and Seattle, according to WalletHub.

Based on a recent survey measuring shopping trends, the National Retail Foundation estimates that Americans will spend up to $18.9 million on Valentine's Day gifts this year, splurging on sweets, flowers and jewelry — among other more expensive gifts.

The data collected by WalletHub compared average costs of restaurant meals, amount of local attractions and the amount of florists per capita.

WalletHub's top 10 cities best for Valentine's Day:

1. San Francisco

2. Seattle

3. Orlando, Florida

4. San Diego

5. San Jose, California

6. Irvine, California

7. Portland, Oregon

8. Scottsdale, Arizona

9. Plano, Texas

10. Fremont, California


Nada Hassanein is a Digital Producer for the Central Florida Future. Follow her on Twitter at @nhassanein_ or email her at

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