Everyone has a unique vision for their bachelorette party, but there’s one thing we can all agree on: where you have your bachelorette can make or break the experience. So whether you want to party it up at the clubs in Miami or indulge in delicious wine pairings in Napa Valley, read on for the top 13 places for a bachelorette party!
Where to go for a Bachelorette Party
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Palm Springs, CA
This arid desert town is on the rise as a bachelorette party destination. Located just a few hours outside of LA in the Sonoran desert, Palm Springs is the perfect choice for ladies who want a more luxurious yet low key bachelorette.
The best way to do your bach in Palm Springs is by booking through AirBnB Luxe for a top-of-the-line stay with your own pool and lounge area. You can do wine tastings nearby in southern California, take scenic horse rides through the Indian Canyons, or simply restaurant hop and shop your way through downtown Palm Springs.
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Over the last few years, Nashville has become a bachelorette party hotspot, especially for brides on the east coast in search of a little warmth and Southern charm. If you love live music—especially of the country variety—Nashville might just be your dream bach party location.
Make sure to rent a pedal pub so you and the gals can explore this beautiful Tennessee city while playing drinking games and getting a little exercise in at the same time. For a wild night out on the town, you can’t miss Honky Tonk Highway. It’s a true Nashville experience and a hot spot for bach parties, with a strip of honky tonks blasting music until 3 am every night!
It’s no secret that Austin is ideal for your bachelorette party—it’s centrally located for bridal parties meeting from all over and has relatively warm weather year-round. The Lone Star Capital is perfect for kicking back and having fun with the ladies no matter what sort of bachelorette party vibe you’re going for.
For some fun in the sun, rent paddle boards on Lady Bird Lake or take a dip in Barton Springs. In the evening, take the party to Sixth Street. There are endless options for bars and nightlife—in fact, downtown Austin has the highest number of bars per capita in the entire country!
Scottsdale offers the boutique-y resort experience you can find in Palm Springs alongside the sort of nature that’ll take your breath away. This sleepy Arizona town is perfect for hippie types and desert lovers who want to soak up the beautiful surroundings while still having access to a decent nightlife scene.
Spend your days in Scottsdale exploring the desert—you can take helicopter rides, go horseback riding, or hike to the top of Camelback Mountain. In the evening, Old Town Scottsdale comes alive, with plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from.
Las Vegas, NV
You can’t have a list of the top places for a bachelorette party and NOT include Vegas! Sorry, I don’t make the rules. Beyond the obvious fun of Vegas’ fabulous nightlife and casinos, there’s a lot more to do in this bustling Nevadan city than you may think.
For one, Vegas makes a great bach party destination for outdoorsy types—there are 77 hikes within the city limits itself! For those who want to stay and enjoy the city, you’ll be overwhelmed with options for fine dining, shopping, and incredible entertainment. Have fun—and remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas 😉
New Orleans, LA
Filled with culture, music, stiff cocktails, and mouthwatering soul food, New Orleans is an incredible choice for your bachelorette. There’s always a party going on in this city, making it easy to have an awesome time here.
You and your girls can shop til you drop then indulge in beignets at Cafe Du Monde before hitting Bourbon Street all night long. Don’t forget to stop by Frenchman Street to pregame at one of the many jazz bars first! And make sure you try the infamous Hurricane—a deliciously dangerous rum-based drink you can find easily in New Orleans.
Miami is a sure bet for fun beach days and incredible nightlife. This Floridian city has great weather year round and a beautiful coastline. It’s such a popular destination for bachelorette parties that many hotels have special packages for bridal parties looking to have a good time.
Spend your days soaking up some rays by the pool or the ocean, then hit the clubs across Miami for an unforgettable night with your girls. Miami is also home to a litany of luxury spas as well as delicious Cuban food and stunning Art Deco architecture—there’s truly something for every kind of bride and her crew.
New York City, NY
If you’re after big city vibes for your bachelorette, where else to go but NYC? New York is a great option especially in the summer and early fall, but be forewarned that it may be a little chilly and/or rainy if you decide to bring your ladies to the Big Apple between November and April!
If you decide to party it up in NYC, your options for fun are pretty much endless. Theater buffs can see a show on Broadway, art lovers can stroll the many museums the city has to offer, and nightlife fiends will have their pick when it comes to snazzy restaurants and divey bars alike.
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Los Angeles, CA
Maybe you’re based on the west coast, or maybe you want to make LA your basecamp for exploring southern California with the ladies—either way, you can’t go wrong with planning your bachelorette in the city of angels.
When partying in LA, you and your crew can hit the beaches, take day trips to the desert or wine country, and stop by any of the world-renowned eateries and bars that LA has to offer. Los Angeles is also a popular option for brides who want to throw their bachelorette party at nearby Disneyland.
Napa Valley, CA
Okay, we’ve talked about taking brief trips to wine country on your bach, but why not just make it all about the wine? Whether you’re a connoisseur or the boxed variety is your fave, a bachelorette party in Napa Valley is bound to be a blast.
Not only can you and the ladies sample all sorts of vino and delicious farm-to-table fare, Napa is also great for indulging in some high-end shopping. If you’re not too hungover, your group can enjoy the great outdoors by hiking through the gorgeous wine country. Oh, and make sure not to miss the Napa Valley Wine Train for dinner!
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
You only get one bachelorette party—why not go international?! Besides, Cabo San Lucas is located at the tip of Baja California in Mexico, making it a breeze to reach from both California and Texas. This resort town is great year-round, but it’s best to avoid spring break so you don’t have to share the gorgeous beaches with partying college students!
Savannah is a bit of a hidden gem when it comes to the top places for a bachelorette party. This Southern city is rich with colonial history and beautiful architecture. It’s a great spot if you want to stay in a cute bed-and-breakfast and explore the city with your girls. Not to mention, it’s one of the most haunted cities in the world!
A popular bach party option for those who like to get spooked is a Savannah ghost tour. They’ll guide you through local graveyards and other haunted locales while you learn about Savannah’s history. Make sure to follow up the evening with rooftop drinks in downtown Savannah!
This charming Southern city is newly on the radar as a bachelorette party destination. It’s a great option if most of your bridal party is located on the east coast and loves the beach and a chill time.
When in Charleston, don’t miss touring the highly Instagrammable Rainbow Row—a set of historic houses delightfully painted in pastel colors. You can also head to nearby Kiawah Island for a beach day followed by dinner at the famous Hyman’s Seafood and drinks out.
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