Special Report

The Most and Least Fun States in America

Source: SeanPavonePhoto / Getty Images

45. Vermont
> Total score: 21.45
> Entertainment & Recreation rank: 6th worst
> Nightlife rank: 13th worst
> Annual state spending on parks and recreation: $67.6 million — the lowest

Source: Sean Pavone / Getty Images

44. Alabama
> Total score: 23.41
> Entertainment & Recreation rank: 7th worst
> Nightlife rank: 8th worst
> Annual state spending on parks and recreation: $482.0 million — 22nd lowest

Source: DenisTangneyJr / Getty Images

43. Connecticut
> Total score: 24.37
> Entertainment & Recreation rank: 8th worst
> Nightlife rank: 10th worst
> Annual state spending on parks and recreation: $270.2 million — 15th lowest

Source: Sean Pavone / Getty Images

42. Kentucky
> Total score: 25.60
> Entertainment & Recreation rank: 10th worst
> Nightlife rank: 12th worst
> Annual state spending on parks and recreation: $427.4 million — 21st lowest

Source: Sean Pavone / iStock via Getty Images

41. Kansas
> Total score: 26.58
> Entertainment & Recreation rank: 12th worst
> Nightlife rank: 18th worst
> Annual state spending on parks and recreation: $386.0 million — 20th lowest

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.