The Most Active US Cities for 2016


If you're a lazy ass, don't move to any of these cities. You won't fit in, and people will call you what you are. Lazy ass.

WalletHub recently ranked the best US cities for people with an active lifestyle, using the 100 most populous cities and taking into account 24 metrics dealing with number of active participants, number of sports facilities, and cost of activities. And this year, the top three cities were all new compared to last year. When they tallied it all up, Scottsdale, AZ took the top spot. Good for Arizonans, though it's hot as hell there. No. 2 and 3 on the list were both Florida cities -- Orlando and Tampa respectively.

One shocker in the ranking: New York City came in 97th place. Yes, 97th place. Get off the couch, New Yorkers. 

Take a look at the entire top 10 below, and check out the complete list here. And if you live in New York, ponder over that gym membership a little harder. 

The Most Active Cities in the US

10. Madison, WI

9. Henderson, NV

8. Boise, ID

7. Tucson, AZ

6. Minneapolis, MN

5. Pittsburgh, PA

4. Cincinnati, OH

3. Tampa, FL

2. Orlando, FL

1. Scottsdale, AZ

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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and is a lazy ass. Send news tips to and follow her at @karatillie.