Which cities have the best nightlife? Discover the best party cities in the US

Discover the ultimate party city locations. The default ranking of party capitals in the US is based on four factors: 1) the quantity of nightlife (number of places), 2) the variety of nightlife (types of places), 3) how many top 100 clubs are in each city, and 4) the closing time for each location.

Pick and choose which are most important to you with the sort and filter options on the left.

The sources that we use to create this index of cities with the best nightlife in the United States:

1) The quantity of nightlife (number of places) – https://www.tripadvisor.com/

2) The variety of nightlife (types of places) – https://www.tripadvisor.com/

3) How many top 100 clubs are in each city – https://www.international-nightlife.com/en/congress-awards/100-world-s-best-clubs

4) The closing time for each location – Differs city to city

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1.

Las Vegas

Overall
3.7/5
Education
4.1/5
Healthcare
2.9/5
Safety
3.5/5
Culture
4.6/5
2.

New York

Overall
4.7/5
Education
4.6/5
Healthcare
3.3/5
Safety
3.9/5
Culture
5/5
3.

Miami

Overall
3.9/5
Education
4.2/5
Healthcare
3.3/5
Safety
3.4/5
Culture
3.7/5
4.

Boston

Overall
4.0/5
Education
4.4/5
Healthcare
3.8/5
Safety
3.2/5
Culture
4.2/5
5.

Chicago

Overall
4.4/5
Education
4.4/5
Healthcare
3.5/5
Safety
3.3/5
Culture
4.8/5
6.

San Francisco

Overall
4.6/5
Education
4.4/5
Healthcare
3.4/5
Safety
3.8/5
Culture
4.8/5
7.

Los Angeles

Overall
4.6/5
Education
4.8/5
Healthcare
3.2/5
Safety
3.9/5
Culture
4.8/5
8.

Baltimore

Overall
2.5/5
Education
4.1/5
Healthcare
3.9/5
Safety
0.8/5
Culture
3.7/5
9.

Indianapolis

Overall
2.5/5
Education
4.1/5
Healthcare
3.6/5
Safety
1.9/5
Culture
2.8/5