SAN DIEGO — With a fresh year in motion, people are too with New Year’s resolutions in full swing.

For San Diegans who pledged to be more active in 2023, you’re in the right place. According to WalletHub, America’s Finest City is the 7th best city for active lifestyles.

From gym fees to park spaces and more, WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities in the US across 36 key metrics. Some of the criteria included budget and participation, sports and outdoors, weather and even Google search interest in working out.

With a score of “one” being the best and a score of “50” being the average, San Diego showed high rankings in some specific categories. A breakdown of WalletHub’s findings can be found below.

Living an Active Lifestyle in San Diego (1=Best; 50=Avg.):

  • 21st – % of physically inactive adults
  • 4th – Dance schools per capita
  • 12th – Baseball and softball diamonds per capita
  • 36th – Basketball hoops per capita
  • 17th – Parkland acres per capita
  • 29th – Walk score

Here’s a list of the top 10 cities for an active lifestyle, according to WalletHub:

Overall Rank CityWalletHub’s
Active Lifestyle
Budget & Participation Sports & Outdoors 
1Honolulu, HI62.19571
2San Francisco, CA60.33173
3New York, NY60.17432
4Chicago, IL60.1154
5Las Vegas, NV58.38110
6Cincinnati, OH57.1139
7San Diego, CA56.83156
8Madison, WI56.58255
9Denver, CO55.55208
10Atlanta, GA54.86224

However you choose to stay active in 2023, San Diego may be one of the best places to help you achieve your fitness goals and maintain healthy living.