The 10 Best Cities in the United States for a Bachelor Party
When you are planning your bachelor party, the first question always seems to be "Where should we go?" If you want a fun night out with friends and don't want to break the bank, then this list of 10 cities is for you. From Las Vegas to New York City, these top destinations will make your trip unforgettable!
San Diego Bachelor Party
San Diego is a great place to go for a bachelor party. There are many places in San Diego that you can visit with your friends. You could explore the beaches of La Jolla, go on hikes and bike rides through Torrey Pines state park or head out for some outdoor activities at Big Bear Lake. If you're looking for nightclubs and bars, San Diego's Gaslamp offers plenty of nightlife options.
Plus, San Diego is one of the top beer cities in the United States and you'll absolutely want to visit some of the breweries here including Stone Brewery, Ballast Point Brewing Co. and Coronado Brewing Company. However, don't ignore some of the smaller breweries that you can't find outside of the area such as Hess Brewing, Belching Beaver, and Rough Draft Brewing Company.
Las Vegas Bachelor Party
Las Vegas is the ultimate destination for a bachelor party. You can gamble, people watch, see a show and eat some of the best food in America all within one city! If you're looking to make it an extra memorable trip, why not book tickets for your friends' last night out to see the Las Vegas Golden Knights NHL hockey team or a concert before hitting the strip in search of adventure.
Las Vegas is world famous for it's wide variety of nightclubs including Hakkasan or XS where you can party until sunrise if that's what you're looking for! With so much history in this town it might be hard leaving but don't worry about being too hungover because there are plenty of day parties going on at pools during the daytime hours. Plus, who doesn't enjoy gambling? Remember not to gamble away all your money though because we want you back home safe and sound after an amazing bachelor party guys weekend in Vegas!
Denver Bachelor Party
My favorite city to visit in the United States is Denver. You can enjoy some of the best breweries, microbreweries and beer bars all within walking distance from each other on this mile-high city. There are also plenty of outdoor activities like hiking up Lookout Mountain or taking a boat ride down Cherry Creek for those looking more low key fun. If you're into nightlife, make sure to check out The Source for their world famous DJ's playing every Thursday through Saturday until early morning! Plus free shuttle service means it will be easy getting back to your hotel if you had too much fun at one club but still want another drink!
Austin Texas Bachelor Party
Austin is also one of our top picks for an awesome bachelor party! The city is known for their live music scene and its diverse population of foodies. You could spend your time checking out the historic Sixth Street entertainment district or go to Barton Springs Pool!
Of course, if BBQ is your passion, the folks in Texas know how to do things right. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Austin, but the one that's most famous is Franklin Barbecue. The line starts forming at 11am so be prepared for a morning wait!
New York City Bachelor Party
New York City is best for a bachelor party if you want to get out and see the sights! There are loads of museums, landmarks, parks, and plenty of tours too. You could go sightseeing at the Statue of Liberty, ride on one of their famous yellow cabs through Central Park, or do an organized tour checking out famous movie locations.
The food in New York City is also excellent so if you're looking for some great places to eat while you're there then check out our blog post about cheap NYC restaurants.
Another benefit of holding your bachelor party in New York is that you could go shopping for some great suits, hats, gloves and other men's fashion accessories. So if you're the Best Man with a groom who wants to look great then New York is a great place for a bachelor party.
Miami Bachelor Party
If you are looking for fun in the sun with great food, clubs, and beaches then Miami, Florida is a great choice to hold a bachelor party. Miami also has a rich cultural history and art scene that is worth exploring, so your group can get some culture in while you're there.
Some of the clubs that are popular for bachelor parties have topless dancers they call "go-go girls" which could be very entertaining if it's what your groom wants. And finally Miami offers many different beach options from South Beach with its beautiful Art Deco architecture and nightclubs.
Chicago Bachelor Party
Chicago is a great destination for a sports fan to see their favorite team in a new environment. If you have a groom who loves football, baseball, hockey, soccer, or basketball then Chicago should top your list for an awesome bachelor party.
The White Sox offer a new experience with their Guaranteed Rate Field is one of the newest MBL stadiums and has all the amenities you could want in a venue without breaking your budget. You can also catch the Bears at Soldier Field, or see some professional soccer at Toyota Park - both are great for bachelor parties. And if you're looking for things to do other than sports there's always Navy Pier which is full of shops and restaurants that will keep everyone entertained when they need a break from partying!
Of course, no visit to Chicago is complete without visiting some of the cities famous pizza restaurants and breweries. At this point, it's impossible to mention Chicago without thinking of deep dish pizza. Some of our favorite places to get Chicago-style deep dish pizza include Lou Malnati's Pizzeria (which is located in the Gold Coast and Lincoln Park neighborhoods), Giordano's Pizza, Burtons Square Restaurant & Brewery
Boston Bachelor Party
Like Chicago, Boston is a great city for sports fans as well. As a city to host a bachelor party you can't go wrong with a visit to Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox.
Boston is also a city full of historic sites and pretty architecture to admire while you're not out partying with your friends. One great place for taking in all that Boston has to offer would be on one of our guided history tours or walking tours. You'll see some iconic spots like Faneuil Hall, the USS Constitution aka "Old Iron Sides", or trace the footsteps of legendary men like Paul Revere.
If fishing is more your style, you can book a charter to take your group out into bay, or even charter a lobster boat for some authentic New England adventure.
St Petersburg, Florida Bachelor Party
We love St Petersburg Florida (right next to Tampa) because it blends two of our favorite bachelor party themes - Sports and Beaches.
We recommend you start your day at Tropicana Field (home of the Tampa Bay Rays) for a game or tour. Then head over to St Pete Beach, so everyone can soak up some sun and break out their swimsuit while sipping on a tiki drink and admiring the local landscape. It's said that St Pete Beach has some of the most beautiful women in all of Florida.
At night, you can take a stroll through the historic streets of St. Petersburg and check out some of the newest bars in town or head over to Tampa for an epic evening filled with cigars, whiskey and more partying.
Nashville, Tennessee Bachelor Party
Nashville is known as Music City USA for a reason. While it has its roots in the country western genre, today you'll find live music from rap and hip hop to emerging country artists. You might even get lucky and happen to see a musician spontaneously get up on stage an play a few songs.
Beyond music, Nashville is one of the countries best cities for guys who love whiskey and BBQ. Some of our picks for the best BBQ restaurants in Nashville include the likes of Peg Leg Porker, which is also one of Nashville's top distilleries, and The Depot Restaurant & Bar, a great spot that specializes in southern cooking.
For the whiskey connoisseur, Nashville is a great jumping off point for a Tennessee road trip as there are countless options to explore nearby. From world class distilleries such as George Dickel and Jack Daniels smaller distilleries such as Prichard's, Leiper's Fork, and H Clark, these are all worth planning to see if you want to do a day trip. If this is your plan and you plan to be drinking - please make sure to pick a designated driver or even better hire a tour bus to drive your bachelor party group around safely.
This list of the top US bachelor party cities was challenging because there are simply so many great options. In the end, we narrowed it down to these ten cities that are sure to please any man looking for a bachelor party.
If you are looking for other options or have your own suggestions, let us know what's on your list of the best cities in the US for a bachelor party.
- Written by James Hills
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