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This guide reveals the best bachelorette party destinations in the US for all types of brides-to-be.
It features the best bachelorette party cities for gal gangs who want to paint the town red, beach baches for the bride and her mates, pretty towns with rural appeal, vineyards, mountains, and the spots you’ll want to get your group pics at.
We’ve suggested ideas for each location which include activities, attractions, dining options, and recommendations to deliver stress-free bachelorette getaways.
The guide starts with the cities that make up the best bachelorette locations on the west coast, then we move to the east coast, and finally the beaches in the US!
Best Cities for Bachelorette Parties
First, let’s take a look at the best west coast bachelorette destinations featuring Las Vegas, Napa Valley, and Palm Springs.
We also include party town in the mountains, Aspen, CO, in this section.
Las Vegas, Nevada for Pool Parties, Karaoke & Clubbing
Las Vegas reigns supreme for bachelorette hot spots.
If partying, the best entertainment, dining on any food you and your girlfriends crave, pool parties, endless activities, and memories to last a lifetime are your goals, Vegas will not disappoint.
Checking out the Vegas strip is a day trip in and of itself, and you can walk around with your drink.
Things to do on a Las Vegas Bachelorette Trip
Get the photo of the I Do crew at the Las Vegas sign.
It’s kinda mandatory to get a party bus, cheesy but it blasts music and lets you take your own drink onboard so…
Plus, it stops at the Vegas sign and there is a pole if you like to swing.
Crash a bachelor party’s table, then hit the dance floor at OMNIA, the huge three-level club in Caesars Palace, or JEWEL at Aria.
If your bride is this way inclined, you can catch a Chippendales Show at Caesar’s Rio.
If she’s more on the discreet vibe, one of the more unique bachelorette trip ideas is a private session at Pepper, the lux sexual wellness store.
Who doesn’t love karaoke?
RedTail at Resorts World Las Vegas has private suites for hire.
Finally, pack your swimsuit, ain’t no party like a Vegas pool party which you’ll be delighted to read because Vega is desert hot.
There are over twenty pool parties in Vegas to choose from which will suit different budgets and music tastes, see the parties at TAO and Encore for ideas.
Remember to check the dress code for each venue before booking.
Many of the big hotels in Vegas offer balloon and room decoration packages so you don’t have to fly with the ‘one pen13 for life’ blow up in your carry-on.
If you have more than three days, you might want to consider a day trip to Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend which collects from Vegas and drops you back 14 hours later.
It’s a long day so best avoid it with a hangover but it does mean you get to take cool pictures at these US landmarks.
If you plan to do some of the more touristy stuff while in Sin City, here’s our 3-day Vegas itinerary.
Palm Springs, California for Art & Nature
Known for its poolside lounging and Coachella, Palm Springs is the perfect destination for a bride to relax with her girlfriends.
Spending the day poolside, indulging in various spa treatments, shopping, or drinking are only some of the fun Palm Springs can add to your bachelorette party.
There are also wine tours available, painting classes, and an aerial tramway to explore.
Things to do on a Palm Springs Bachelorette Trip
Cycle around town and take in the street art installations which include a 6-ft (7.9-m) Marilyn Monroe to colorful popsicles.
Palm Springs is also known for its modernist architecture and mid-town houses.
For a sneak peek at celebrity homes, hop on the Palm Springs: Legends and Icons Tour.
There are heaps of food options at Azucar (contemporary cuisine), 1501 (rustic-chic gastropub), Wilma Frieda (comfort food), and Birba (changing menu, patio).
For nature, visit Moorten Botanical Gardens, Indian Canyons, once home to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, and do the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the largest rotating aerial tramway in the world.
Palm Springs is the perfect location for a chilled-out bachelorette party in California.
If you have time, there are also two popular day trips from Palm Springs.
Pioneertown, which was created in the 1940s as a “Living Breathing Movie Set” is just a 40-minutes drive and has free parking.
There is also a tour of Joshua Tree National Park.
It’s a long day trip but worth it to see this US bucket list destination and someone else does the driving!
Napa Valley, California for a Pretty Vineyards
Napa Valley is one of the more luxurious and classy bachelorette locations.
While the nightlife isn’t as jumping as some of the other spots in this guide, there is no shortage of activities in Napa Valley.
From wine tasting to cooking classes, the foodie bride-to-be might just love this idea.
You can enjoy being chauffeured around vineyards and to the finest dining you can imagine or a farm-to-table dining experience if that is more your group’s style.
Things to do on a Napa Valley Bachelorette Trip
Hire a car service to take you around the vineyards you want to visit, this way no one in the group is a designated driver!
It’s not just about the destination as they say, the views between vineyards are spectacular and some of the cars will let you drink between stops so you can continue the party.
Napa Valley vineyards are beautiful and vary in architecture and aesthetic.
Raymond Vineyards in St Helena has a very sexy Red Room kitted out in velour and chandeliers!
Trentadue Winery in the heart of Alexander Valley has outdoor seating with fire pits.
Michel-Schlumberger Wine Estate in the Dry Creek Valley offers a nice selection of food to pair with your wine tasting.
Alternatively, some vineyards do curbside pick up so you can drink take-out wine back at the condo or apartment if that’s more your style.
Aspen, Colorado for Skishots & Spa Days
If you have a group of snow bunnies at your bachelorette party, a trip to Aspen is a must.
Skiing is a must for this trip but you can also look forward to hanging out by a roaring fire and sipping cocoa while lapping up the luxury only Aspen can offer will make for a unique bachelorette party.
Aspen offers a vibrant nightlife, so sipping cocktails and dancing until the wee hours of the morning can still be part of the last fling before the ring celebration.
Things to do on an Aspen Bachelorette Trip
Hit the slopes!
There are four mountains, Aspen Mountain, Highlands, Snowmass, and Buttermilk which are linked by a free bus service.
Aspen is also known for its nightlife so if your gnarly girl is also the wife of the party, this has to be one of the best bachelorette destinations for you.
There are over one hundred bars in Aspen from pints at Zane’s Tavern to live music at Escobar.
Be prepared for shotskis too!
Don’t forget to pick up your cowboy hats at Kemo Sabe!
After two days of skiing and partying you might want to book in for a spa day with treatments at Hotel Jerome’s wellness spa.
Best Cities For East Coast Bachelorette Destinations
In this section, we’re going to cover the east coast bachelorette destinations of NYC, Savannah, and Orlando.
We discuss more east coast bach spots in our beaches section.
New York City for Shows & Rooftops in the City That Doesn’t Sleep
A bachelorette and a group of her besties cannot go wrong visiting what some deem the best city in the world.
New York City offers excellent entertainment, world-class shopping, rooftop bars, iconic landmarks, and just about anything the heart could want.
Whether you are a group of ladies looking to laugh the night away at a comedy club, take a soul cycle class, retrace the footsteps of your favorite characters from a beloved TV show, or just want to enjoy a tipsy brunch, New York City has it all and so much more.
Things to do on an NYC Bachelorette Trip
Get whisked away to another country, timeframe, and even dimension by seeing a show on Broadway.
With over 40 theaters and hundreds of performances, there is something for every bach budget.
Moulin Rouge and Mama Mia are popular options for bride tribes and if your voice isn’t croaky when you leave, you didn’t try hard enough.
We personally love the musical Six, so if that is showing during your bach dates get booking your seats to learn a little more about herstory through the six wives of Henry VII aka queeeeens.
Dine and enjoy drag at Lucky Cheng’s, NYC’s first and longest-running Drag Queen show.
See the city from above, with a cocktail in hand at one of the many rooftop bars such as St Cloud, Somewhere Nowhere, and The Knickerbocker.
Create a cute picnic scene for an afternoon in Central Park, there are companies that will set this up for you so all you need to do is get the bride to the park on time.
Call it practice for the big day.
Forget badly lit cell phone shots, pay a professional to capture the gang at some of NYC’s most iconic spots.
Naturally, there are hundreds of first-timer and ‘only locals know’ things to do in NYC which you can read about in our 4-day NYC itinerary.
Charleston, South Carolina for Beach and City Bach
Who wants a side serving of sand with their city bach getaway?
Charleston is less than 30 minutes away from Folly Beach, a fun spot for food, drinks, and sunbathing.
Things to do on a Charleston Bachelorette Trip
Brunch at the popular Miller All Day then get a group shot outside the pretty Rainbow Row houses at East Bay Street.
Hit the stores at Kings Street, once named a top US shopping street, and pick up some cute seagrass baskets at Charleston City Market!
Take the picnic down to Sunset Park (Melton Peter Demetre Park) for a private dining experience, remember the fizz, or enjoy seafood with a view at Fleet Landing Restaurant.
Charleston has heaps of history so if you want to dig a little deeper under the surface of this complicated city check out the Old Slave Mart Museum and consider a tour of McLeod Plantation.
Folly Beach on Folly Island is located less than 12 miles from Charleston, making it the perfect day trip or added bonus nights to the bach weekend!
Sip margs at the lively Taco Boy, fishbowls at Snapper Jacks, or head to Sand Dollar Social Club if a dive bar with a jukebox is more your bach’s style.
Savannah, Georgia – Where’s My Peaches At?
One of the best low-key east coast bachelorette destinations has to be stunning Savannah.
Savannah is a beautiful city full of Spanish moss, oak trees, and ghosts; it is said to be the most haunted hot spot in the world.
With hotels that are rumored to be haunted, graveyards waiting to be explored, and guided ghost tours the bride and her bridesmaids are sure to have a supernatural experience and stories to tell for a lifetime.
Savannah also has cool restaurants, cocktails (hello The Grove’s mules!), karaoke, and rooftop bars.
Things to do on a Savannah Bachelorette Trip
Brunch on biscuits, gravy, and vintage cocktails at The Grey.
Join the 2-hour tour of the US’s most haunted city and get photos around the prettiest street in the city, Jones Street.
Book a private styling party with booze and food at Starland Strange & Bazaar, they’ve got epic photo backdrops and flooring!
Plan your trip around one of the many concerts at Forsyth Park.
Hop on the Pedal Pub while you drink and listen to tunes.
Enjoy fried chicken for dinner at Lady and Sons.
Other things to do include the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, learning more about the Gullah-Geechee culture at PinPoint Museum
A popular reason to visit Savannah is for the antebellum architecture with many of these mansions in Georgia being associated with plantations and enslaved people so be sure to take on a balanced learning experience when visiting the “Hostess City of the South” and other locations with this style of buildings.
Miami, Florida For Big Drinkers & Beach Bach Fans
Lively vibes, stunning beaches, gorgeous people, big yachts, and luxury properties – what isn’t to love about a beach bachelorette party in Maimi?
Miami offers the best cuisine to line your stomach too, choose from Mexican, Cuban, and Peruvian!
The nightlife in Miami is unmatched, between the clubs, pool parties, and bars near the beaches, the bride is in for the ultimate one last hurrah.
Prepare your livers…
Things to do on a Miami Bachelorette Trip
Hit the beach, South Beach is the most popular beach for visitors or if you prefer fewer crowds, consider North Beach or do a day trip to Key Biscayne.
Get in the water on this tiki boat cruise which sets sail from Bayfront Park.
Save your legs for dancing, hop on this 1-hour golf buggy tour through Wynwood Walls to see the epic street art murals then lunch at Zak the Bakery or tacos at Coyo.
Enjoy sundown drinks at Bayside Marketplace, an outdoor mall with over 150 shops, cafes, and restaurants in downtown Miami.
Get high at Brickell’s rooftop bars, Sugar, and area31.
Orlando, Florida For a Disney Bachelorette Party
Get your Minnie with veil ears ready for a trip to Orlando, home of Walt Disney World!
There are four parks at the resort, Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Things to do on an Orlando Bachelorette Trip
Get that pic at the Magic Kingdom’s Cinderella’s Castle, plan your itinerary around the character parades, and stay late for the fireworks!
Thrill-seekers will love Disney’s Hollywood Studios for The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
See the world without leaving Orlando at Epcot, it really is the Happiest Place on Earth!
Dine, drink, and shop at Disney Springs.
Chill by the pool at your Disney resort.
If staying on International Drive, take advantage of the happy hour drinks, more affordable chain restaurants, and fun activities like the crazy golf or iFly!
If visiting Disney during high season, you’ll need at least two days at Disney and might need to be strict on which parks you visit to fit everything in while addressing the crowds.
However, if you can stretch to a long weekend, Universal Studios is a lot of fun too with its adult rides, live music, and Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Best Places to go for a Bachelorette Party in the South
Next up we have Nashville, Houston, Dallas, Austin, and Scottsdale!
Nashville, Tennessee for the Last Hoe-Down Bach Getaway
Nashville is one of the best bachelorette party destinations, especially for those who love country music, but if you are not a fan, don’t let that stop you from visiting this charming destination with your best gal pals.
Countless restaurants serve up southern classics like chicken and waffles and gravy and biscuits.
Popular bachelorette must-sees are city tours, pub crawls, visiting the hall of fame, and enjoying the vibrant nightlife.
Things to do on a Nashville Bachelorette Trip
Did you even go to Nashville if you didn’t party Downtown?
Dance the night away at the honky tonks on Broadway, some of which are owned by artists such as Jason Aldean’s Kitchen + Rooftop Bar.
The food is crazy in Nashville so if you’re craving a deep-fried toasted sandwich with two types of meat, two cheese, and jam, you got it!
Book a sesh on a party cruise.
Take advantage of the boat coolers and state-of-the-art sound system as you sail around the Lake.
For chilled dining and high-end fashion boutiques, head to The Gulch neighborhood where you can also listen to live music at The Station Inn.
Grab a drink at the famous Gaylord Opry’s Victorian garden.
Since Nashville is one of the top bachelorette party destinations, you will be sharing the floor with other girl groups in hats and boots so consider if the bride would be up for this before booking a Nash Bash.
Find out more about the city in our Nashville in fall guide.
Houston, Texas for a Beyoncé Sized Bach
Houston, Texas, baby. Who runs the world?
It’s time to pay homage to the city that birthed Queen Bey because what rhymes with Beyoncé?
Things to do on a Houston Bachelorette Trip
For a cheesy Houston bach party, book the party bus tour or if your bride prefers a classier day out, sip drinks and pose at the Secret Garden.
Flex! Try out a group dance class, hot yoga session, or a more traditional bach activity, pole dancing.
Get lit at Wonderbar which features installations for the naughty pictures.
Dallas, Texas for The Last Rodeo
Dallas offers everything a bride could want for a weekend away with her girlfriend – BBQ, queso, and cocktails before heading out to enjoy the lively nightlife.
You can explore the city’s botanical gardens, museums, spas, and shopping centers before throwing on some heels and getting a blowout for a night of dancing.
Dallas is one of the most perfect bachelorette party places for any foodies in the group; your mouths won’t stop watering with all the options of steakhouses, fajitas, and fried chicken.
Things to do on a Dallas Bachelorette Trip
Kick the weekend off with biscuits and gravy or chicken and waffles brunch at Punch Bowl Social Dallas and wash it down with their mimosa punch bowls.
Stretch the legs on a Dallas bike bar which pumps out music as you pedal.
Hit the pool at Canvas Hotel’s rooftop party, Sunburn (Saturday) which has views over Downtown.
Hit the pole, hook or hammock at an alternative dance class in Dallas.
Austin, Texas for the Music-Loving Bride-To-Be
Did you know that Austin is the music capital of the US?
Well, giddy up cowgirl because this city has stretches of dirrrrty bars with live music, craft breweries, cute bars in historic houses, street art murals, and a river surrounded by shiny skyscrapers.
For food, you’re going to fall in love with Tex-Mex and say I BBQ to meat platters with cheese grits on the side.
Check out our guide on where to eat in Austin for more.
Things to do on an Austin Bachelorette Trip
Line the stomach with Tex-Mex breakfast at Juan in a Million or Cisco.
Get in or on the water, by hiring kayaks or hopping aboard a boat cruise.
If chlorine water is more your group’s thing, enjoy Azul Rooftop Bar and Lounge at the Westin Hotel instead.
The party then really starts on Dirty 6th for drinks, music, and sticky floors or if you prefer something a little tamer, East 6th has cool breweries, and for bars with backyards head to Rainey Street.
Check out the lineup at Mohawk, Cheer Up Charlies, and Hotel Vegas to see if any bands suit your group.
See the street art around South Congress (So Co), you’ll want a group shot at the ‘I Love You So Much’ wall.
Finally, gorge yourselves on BBQ at Cooper’s Old Time Pitt or Terry Black’s.
Our Austin Guides
Scottsdale, Arizona for a Southwest Bach Adventure
Looking for a trendy bachelorette destination in the middle of the desert?
Hotels in Scottsdale are varied in what they offer; you can stay at a relaxing spa resort, a chic hotel just minutes from the busy nightlife, or lap up luxury in a more upscale hotel.
Things to do on a Scottsdale Bachelorette Trip
Fill up your belly and your cup at a boozy brunch.
Check out The Montauk in Old Town.
Go off-road with Pink Jeep Tours!
Explore the rugged terrain, learn more about Native American history, and experience nature with the award-winning tour company.
Rent an apartment with a pool and get The Cabana Boys to serve you cool drinks before heading into the hot desert.
Best Bachelorette Beach Destinations
Finally, it’s time to check out the hottest bachelorette beach destinations for those boats ‘n’ hoes!
The Hamptons, New York for Vineyards & Celeb Spotting
Planning a lavish bachelorette party with sun, sand, and fresh seafood?
This style of bach has the Hamptons written all over it.
Spend the day sunning at one of the public beaches such as Cooper’s Beach in Southampton which is open to non-residents.
Alternatively, if you stay at Gurney’s Resorts in Montauk your gang will have access to the beds, bar and live music at The Beach Club.
Gorge on seafood at 75 Main or reserve alfresco dining at Calissa.
Like Napa, the Hamptons has many vineyards that offer wine tours if you are looking for a sophisticated experience while still getting a buzz!
Note: the beaches, attractions, bars, and restaurants in the Hamptons are pretty spread out and it is not easy to get between areas unless you have a designated driver or are all chipping in for taxi rides.
Ocean City, Maryland For Affordable Beach Bachelorette Weekend Getaways
Ocean City, MD is the perfect destination for a beach dwelling by day and bar hopping by night kind of bachelorette party.
There are tons of rental properties right on the beach, along with bars, shops, restaurants, and boardwalks.
For live music and drinks, head to Seacrets where you can drink at tables in the ocean while dunking your feet in the water and The Sandbar has a stage for karaoke if your gang is brave!
Bachelorette parties are always a welcome sight in Ocean City, and some bars will even hand party favors to the bride and her bridesmaids.
Santa Barbara, California For Beach Picnics
A California bachelorette party in Santa Barbara is a lesser-known option for a chilled bride who enjoys slow days and fresh air.
Think rustic picnic tables with ocean views!
Santa Barbara offers a Mediterranean charm, vineyard tours such as Sunstone or Koehler, and olive oil estate visits.
Waikiki, Hawaii For A Thrill-Seeker Bach With Volcanoes
Is there anything more memorable than a trip to Hawaii?
Yes, a bachelorette party in Hawaii!
Waikiki in Honolulu is located on the south shore of Oahu and is a great base for exploring the island.
Since Waikiki Beach is famous for its surf, why not book a group lesson?
If you prefer to let someone else take control of the waves, try a sunset cruise with drinks and appetizers.
Hawaii is notoriously difficult to get around without hiring a car but this hop on and off trolley stops at all of the Waikiki highlights such as Diamond Head!
At night, drink crafties at Maui Brewing Co, eat fish tacos at Hula Grill Waikiki, and hit the karaoke at Wang Chung’s Karaoke Bar.
Waikiki also features in our guide to the best beaches to visit in December if planning a rare winter bachelorette party.
Which of the best places to have a bachelorette party are you planning a trip to?