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Your Guide to the Most Epic Bachelor-Bachelorette Party Destinations in the U.S.

Adam Young | November 11, 2022
Best party destinations in the United States.
Before you enter into a lifelong commitment of wedded bliss, there is one important task you need to take care of — celebrating the end of single life at your bachelor or bachelorette party. Whether you want to see some live jazz in the French Quarter, drink some fine craft beers in the Mile High City, take an ocean swim at South Beach or play golf with your crew in the desert, we have a comprehensive list of the best destinations to tie one on before you tie the knot.

From unique spots you may not think of, to the most infamous party destinations, these special cities have fun events all year round, perfect for celebrating with your friends before heading down the aisle.

Unique Bachelorette Party Destinations

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is one of the hotspots for bachelorette parties in the country these days, and it’s no surprise. With a rocking downtown entertainment district full of live music venues, pedal taverns (you get to exercise and drink beer!) and a wide selection of great restaurants, both in the city core and around in the various neighborhoods, Nashville is a perfect destination. Plus, the city is still small enough that you can stay in a variety of different areas if you want to avoid downtown hotel prices. There is even a cottage industry of bachelor and bachelorette party planning services if you want help planning that special long weekend. Time your trip around these events:

  • June: CMA Music Festival
  • August: Tomato Art Fest, Nashville Shakespeare Festival
  • September: Music City Jazz, Blues & Heritage Festival, Franklin's Jazz Festival
  • October: Opry Birthday Celebrations, Oktoberfest
  • December: Cirque Dreams - Holidaze
  • March: Wicked


The Mile-High City is a beautiful destination for you and your best girls to have your bash. It has one of the busiest airports in the country, so you can be assured there will be plenty of flights in and out. Enjoy a day of pampering at one of the city’s world-class spas or visit one of the city’s top museums, and follow it up with a brewery tour. Dance the night away at one of the hot nightclubs in the city, and wake up the next morning with a cup of craft coffee. Plus, Denver is considered one of the safest big cities, so you won’t stress of safety issues. Time your party with one of these events:

New York

It goes without saying that there are countless options to explore when planning your party in the city that never sleeps. You can find food from all over the globe, eclectic and endless opportunities for shopping, and world-class museums boasting some of the most famous art you’ll ever see. Take in a Broadway show on the Great White Way, or opt for one of the smaller Off-Broadway productions. And the nightclub scene is legendary. Time your trip with one of these events:

  • April: Tribeca Film Festival
  • June: Museum Mile Festival, Mermaid Parade
  • August: New York International Fringe Festival
  • September: Next Wave Festival
  • November: New York Chocolate Show, New York City Comedy Festival

Classic Bachelorette Party Destinations 

Las Vegas

Vegas is a no-brainer when it comes to bachelorette parties, and it has been a favorite destination for bridal parties for years. Shop in the ritzy malls, get a massage and a mani/pedi at one of the countless pampering places around the strip, take in a Vegas show or check out a concert act passing through town. And of course, you’ll want to try your hand at the slots, or maybe a few table games like blackjack or craps. Don’t know how to gamble? Not a problem. All the casinos offer classes, and the dealers are friendly and patient with newbies. Time your party with one of these events:

  • April: Fremont Street Mardi Gras
  • August: Newport Pacific Jazz Festival
  • September: The Las Vegas Bellydance Intensive and Festival, Life is Beautiful Festival
  • October: Downtown Oktoberfest
  • November: Electric Daisy Carnival

New Orleans

What makes New Orleans a great city to have a bachelorette party? Well, it’s called The Big Easy for a reason. It’s easy to get to, it’s easy to get around, it’s easy on the eyes and, most importantly, it’s easy to have a good time. Tour the garden district and follow that up with a ghost tour at sunset. Have drinks and dinner at one of their unique restaurants, and dance the night away in the French Quarter. Laissez les bons temps rouler! Time your party with one of these events:

  • January: Mardi Gras
  • February: Fat Tuesday
  • April: French Quarter Festival
  • May: New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, Jazz & Heritage Festival
  • October: Voodoo Fest

Unique Bachelor Party Destinations

Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona

For the ultimate golf trip with your pals, this desert destination is a great choice. Swing the clubs through 36 holes at one of the beautiful desert golf courses, and then swing through the nightclubs at dark. Time your bachelor party with one of these events:

  • January: Phoenix Open, Fiesta Bowl, Arizona National Quarter Horse Show, Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show
  • February: Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, Parada del Sol Parade & Rodeo, San Francisco Giants
  • March: Arizona Bike Week at WestWorld, MLB - Arizona Diamondbacks

Los Angeles

L.A. has also been a favorite spot for bachelor parties, and their renowned hospitality industry will make sure you and the guys have a great time. Spend the day on the beach or cruising through Beverly Hills to check out the legendary homes of the Hollywood stars. There are probably more nightclubs and bars than there are days in a year, so you’ll have your pick from a clubby steakhouse to fine dining on the beach to drinking canned beer in a dive bar. Time your bachelor party with one of these events:

  • January: The Rose Bowl
  • April: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
  • June: L.A. Beer Week
  • September: U.S. Open of Surfing
  • October: Oktoberfest at Alpine Village

Classic Bachelor Party Destinations


Non-stop partying is the name of the game in Miami. South Beach is a great way to spend a relaxing day on the beach, getting tan for the night ahead. The nightclub scene is legendary, so pack your finest club wear and get ready to party with the beautiful people from all over the world. Time your bachelor party with one of these events:

Las Vegas

Just as is the case for the ladies, the gentlemen can find a lot of fun in Vegas. It’s been a bachelor party destination for decades, dating back to the days of the Rat Pack and Elvis. If the crew is full of golfers, there are plenty of top-notch courses in the area. Or, spend the day wandering the strip and checking out the human circus that is the Vegas experience. Paint the town red at night in one of the nightclubs, and spend some time (hopefully) padding your bank account playing blackjack or throwing dice. Remember the first rule of Vegas: What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Time your bachelor party with one of these events:

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