Top 10 Bachelor Party Destinations to Celebrate Your Big Day

Whether you’re looking for a long night on the town or a more laidback outing, these top bachelor party destinations have plenty to offer

These top bachelor party destinations are the perfect way to bring friends together to let loose and honor the groom’s big day.


Bachelor parties of legend have been said to feature pet tigers and celebrity boxers. While the real thing can be a bit tamer, these top bachelor party destinations promise an adventure you won’t soon forget.

Experience lowcountry food and the lure of the sea in Charleston, South Carolina

The charming bars and restaurants of Charleston’s French Quarter are perfect for a bachelor party out on the town.

Kick off your Charleston bachelor party with a stroll down historic King Street. You and your group can enjoy pinball, darts, pool or bocce throughout the week at Recovery Room, an award-winning dive bar. Grab a classic cheeseburger at Little Jack’s Saloon or a barbecue sandwich at Rodney Scott’s BBQ. Fishing trips and party tours along the Charleston Harbor are always popular, but for a more affordable water adventure, try Casual Crabbing with Tia, where you can learn the secrets to catching and cooking native Atlantic blue crabs.

Hotels near Charleston, South Carolina: 30+

Bar hop and take in the sights of Miami, Florida

Start your bachelor party in South Beach with happy hour and keep the party going with the city’s numerous nightclub options.

Start your South Beach bachelor party by grabbing a happy hour cocktail from 4-7 p.m. every day at Sweet Liberty, billed as one of the best bars in the city. From there, your group can ogle the super cars of the Arsenale showroom in the Design District—just don’t try to drive away with one. Top off the party with one of a number of no-cover nightclub options, including the Purdy Lounge, where live reggae music is often on the schedule.

Hotels near Miami, Florida: 20+

Add some country style to your bachelor party in Nashville, Tennessee

The Jack Daniels distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee, is a great way to prepare for a raucous night in Nashville.

Hop onboard the Honky Tonk Party Express for an open-topped bus cruise through the streets of downtown Nashville (there’s a steep discount for mid-week tours). You can also start your day in Music City with an “East Nasty” fried chicken biscuit at Biscuit Love before hitting the road for a $20 tour and tasting at the Jack Daniels distillery in nearby Lynchburg, Tennessee (just be sure to assign a designated driver). For nightlife, a Nashville Broadway bar crawl is the best way to tap into the city’s country soul—don’t miss the live music every night of the week at the historic honky-tonk Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge.

Hotels near Nashville, Tennessee: 40+

Explore high adventure in Las Vegas, Nevada

You’ll want to try your luck at the casinos of Las Vegas, but that’s not all there is to do for fun in this top bachelor party destination.

The legendary nightlife of Las Vegas needs no introduction, but there’s more to this leader of the best bachelor party destinations than gentlemen’s clubs and bottle service. After hitting the casinos, your group can enjoy simple thrills by throwing axes at HeadzUP Vegas or taking a tour of the tracks at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Later, dig in with humble American fare at Lagasse’s Stadium sports bar or gobble up all the tacos you can at Tacos El Gordo.

Hotels near Las Vegas, Nevada: 4

Find fastballs and fast boats in Chicago, Illinois

Bring your bachelor party to Chicago’s Navy Pier for “cheezborgers” at the famous Billy Goat Tavern.

Take your bachelor party out to the ballgame with a tour of Wrigley Field in Chicago, where non-gameday tours include a visit to the Cubs’ dugout. At historic Navy Pier, chow down on “cheezborgers” at the famous Billy Goat Tavern, the former “curse” of Chicago and inspiration for a classic Saturday Night Live sketch. For a real Chicago thrill, bring your crew’s favorite beverage aboard a Seadog Cruises jet boat ride any day of the week. The 30-minute Lakefront Speedboat Tour won’t stretch wallets and includes a high-speed tour of the Magnificent Mile along the Chicago waterfront.

Hotels near Chicago, Illinois: 25+

Enjoy cigars on a boat ride in Tampa, Florida

The mixed cultures and history of Ybor City in Tampa make it one the best places for bachelor parties to find hand-rolled cigars.

Historic Ybor City, founded on cigar factories and by a melting pot of Spanish, Cuban, German and Italian immigrants, is hands-down the best place to go in Tampa for hand-rolled stogies. While you’re here, check out the $3 shots and beers at the Gaspar’s Grotto pirate bar, which features live music seven nights a week. For a truly unique bar crawl experience, bring your bachelor party aboard an electric watercraft with eBoats Tampa and map out a trip with eight bar stops along the bay. A boating license is not required, but a designated driver is, and service members receive 10 percent off.

Hotels near Tampa, Florida: 35+

Drink great beer in the great outdoors in Denver, Colorado

Your bachelor party can make its way down Clear Creek in Denver, ending in proximity to several local breweries.

Barhopping is one of the best bachelor party ideas if you’re looking to get a taste of Denver, the birthplace of craft brewing. It’s also a great way to see some of Denver’s most diverse neighborhoods, like the lively LoHi District, where you can enjoy a pilsner at one of Prost Brewery’s German-inspired long wooden tables. During the warmer months, your group can chill out with a tubing ride down Clear Creek. There’s no drinking on the water, but multiple breweries await you at the end of your trip. If your group wants to experience how Denver earned its reputation as a hub for outdoor recreation, rent bikes with Denver B-cycle and explore the city’s 85 miles of cycling paths.

Hotels near Denver, Colorado: 35+

Check out cool rides and warm nights in Los Angeles, California

Roller coasters, bumper cars and midway games await your bachelor party group at Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier.

You’ll need a good ride to move your crew through the streets of Los Angeles, and while limos may be the standard for bachelor parties, luxury vehicle ridesharing options can carry up to six people. You can even earn Uber ride discounts through the free Choice Privileges Your Extras program if you book your bachelor party destination trip during the week. With the perfect ride, your party can arrive in style for an afternoon of classic carnival-style rides and games at Pacific Park on Santa Monica Pier. At night, visit L.A.’s famed Sunset Strip, a hotspot for dining, drinking and dancing: well drinks at Pearl’s Rooftop are half-off from 4-7 p.m. on Fridays, and the tribute bands at Whiskey A Go-Go can help you rock the night away for about $10-20 a person.

Hotels near Los Angeles, California: 45+

See the underground and unusual in Seattle, Washington

Archery dodgeball is just one of the unique bachelor party activities available in the quirky city of Seattle.

“Archery dodgeball” sounds like a sick joke, but in offbeat Seattle, it’s a real activity seemingly designed for bachelor party challenges, with teams of amateur archers taking aim at each other with blunted arrows. Other eccentric activities in the Emerald City include taking a comedic historical tour of Seattle’s underground city, which lies beneath a former red light district. Don’t forget to make a pilgrimage to the Crocodile, where grunge music was born. Tickets for shows at the venue’s Back Bar are rarely over $10, just one of many available cheap bachelor party ideas.

Hotels near Seattle, Washington: 25+

Reflect with a hike and a game of golf in Phoenix, Arizona

Your friends can admire the beautiful mountain views with a round of bachelor party golf at Papago Golf Course.

Phoenix is one of the country’s best bachelor party destinations. Here, you can combine a hike up Camelback Mountain and panoramic view of the city with a relaxing round of golf on one of the hundreds of courses in the area. Papago Golf Course is among the most affordable. Finish off your active day with a cool game of bocce ball on the large patio at The Vig, where you might even spot their free-roaming feline mascot (sorry, it’s not a tiger).

Hotels near Phoenix, Arizona: 40+

With these 10 best bachelor party location ideas, you’re now ready to start bachelor party planning. These outings with the guys will be well worthy of the big day ahead, so be sure to book your group’s travel today.


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