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View Poll Results: What are your choices for top 5 nightlife cities in the US?
New York City 94 64.38%
Los Angeles 58 39.73%
Chicago 54 36.99%
Dallas 6 4.11%
Houston 8 5.48%
Philadelphia 19 13.01%
Washington, DC 14 9.59%
Miami 79 54.11%
Atlanta 30 20.55%
Boston 9 6.16%
San Francisco 22 15.07%
Phoenix 2 1.37%
Detroit 2 1.37%
Seattle 6 4.11%
Minneapolis-St. Paul 7 4.79%
San Diego 3 2.05%
Tampa 3 2.05%
St. Louis 0 0%
Baltimore 1 0.68%
Denver 3 2.05%
Pittsburgh 1 0.68%
Charlotte 1 0.68%
Portland 4 2.74%
San Antonio 1 0.68%
Orlando 3 2.05%
Cincinnati 1 0.68%
Cleveland 0 0%
Kansas City 0 0%
Las Vegas 62 42.47%
Columbus 5 3.42%
Indianapolis 1 0.68%
Austin 19 13.01%
Nashville 11 7.53%
Providence 1 0.68%
Milwaukee 2 1.37%
New Orleans 47 32.19%
Raleigh 1 0.68%
Buffalo 2 1.37%
Salt Lake City 1 0.68%
Honolulu 6 4.11%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 146. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-08-2013, 02:15 PM
 
Location: New York
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I am trying to make a definitive and more comprehensive thread for what most people on here think are the best nightlife cities in the US, in terms of bars, clubs, lounges, live music, dining, last call, etc. in hopes that maybe we can discover some lesser known cities in the process as well.



Choose your top 5 only.

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Old 07-08-2013, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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It pains me to say it, but I would not put LA in the top five.

To me, Las Vegas and Miami are the uncontestable number one and two. I put NYC and Chicago as three and four. Five gets more questionable. I like Philly for five. Thats a party hard city.
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:34 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Vegas
Miami
New Orleans
NYC

These 4 stand out to be as having the best nightlife to me overall. I'm only putting four because after these 4 the other top cities are pretty close to each other and not really worth arguing over. Personally I find LA and Chicago to be a tad overrated as far as nightlife goes on this forum.
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:38 PM
 
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People r gonna vote for the same cities they do every-time. this thread wont make cities which aren't acclaimed for their nightlife, into nightlife meccas in the eyes of uniformed C-D posters.

Vegas
Miami
New Orleans
NYC
La

every-time
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:43 PM
 
Location: New York
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People r gonna vote for the same cities they do every-time. this thread wont make cities which aren't acclaimed for their nightlife, into nightlife meccas in the eyes of uniformed C-D posters.

Vegas
Miami
New Orleans
NYC
La

every-time

Never know.

There are plenty who prefer lesser known cities.
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:45 PM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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Oh yeah, forgot about NOLA. Replace Philly with NOLA in my list.
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Vegas
Miami
New Orleans
NYC

These 4 stand out to be as having the best nightlife to me overall. I'm only putting four because after these 4 the other top cities are pretty close to each other and not really worth arguing over. Personally I find LA and Chicago to be a tad overrated as far as nightlife goes on this forum.
I agree with this. Miami, Vegas, NYC and New Orleans definitely stand out.
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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Oh yeah, forgot about NOLA.
Never been to Las Vegas but saw New Orleans about 3-4 weeks back and everything north of Canal Street shuts down to commercial traffic for nightlife and parties. Tuesday night, Wednesday night, Thursday night, you name it, it's always catastrophically crowded till very late in the night.

Best party city I've ever been to in this country.

I think both Chicago and Los Angeles round out the only place remaining from the obvious four for "best" and then after that it's sort of nightlife in anytown, USA. Sure, different genres and caterings but more or less, same thing, different place on a different spot on the map.
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:25 PM
 
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Its looking like the top 5 most common thus far are:

NYC
Chicago
Miami
Las Vegas
New Orleans
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:26 PM
 
Location: The City
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Vegas, NOLA, and Miami are all sort of novelty party cities (AC is sort of novelty place as well)

Beyond those the obvious cities like NYC, LA and Chicago are all pretty good

Then I always enjoy places like Boston, DC, SF, and Philly

A lot would depend on what you are looking for...
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