Getting in shape for the new year? New report says Honolulu is the best place for that

Getting in shape for the new year? New report says Honolulu is the best place for that
Visitors and residents alike hike the Diamond Head trail on a daily basis. (Source: Hawaii News Now/file)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hoping to get more active for the New Year? A new report says Honolulu is the best place for that.

According to the financial planning site WalletHub, Honolulu is the best city for an active lifestyle.

To get the results, researchers looked at the 100 biggest U.S. cities across 38 key metrics, ranging from the number of sports facilities and outdoor spaces to participation and cost in various physical activities.

The report found Honolulu ranked first in baseball and softball diamonds per capita as well as basketball hoops per capita. It ranked second for parkland acres per capita.

Honolulu also received high rankings for swimming pools and sports clubs per capita, as well as its walk score.

The city that ranked worst for an active lifestyle was Hialeah, Fla.

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