The people of New Jersey know how to party, or at least they should, because we put two cities in the top 10 of a “Best Cities for Party” list, including #1!
Rankings courtesy of Bonus Finder and analyzed music events, bars, nightclubs, late-night dining options, hotels, casinos, strip clubs, average price of a drink, average price of a hotel room, average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center, and time of the last call.
Before we get to the top ten, let me say that Newark came in 15th and Jersey City 13th; that would be enough to give New Jersey a reputation as a party state, but as Billy Mays used to say “wait, there’s more!”
The third best city to party in the country is Hoboken. About Mile Square City, Bonus Finder says:
Ranking highest in the number of bars, nightclubs, and late-night food outlets relative to its 58,000 residents, Hoboken is an urban oasis for partygoers. Despite its proximity to the Big Apple, the city maintains an advantageous distance from its famous neighbor, and drink and hotel prices have remained lower than their New York and New Jersey counterparts.
The best city in the entire country for party-goers is: Atlantic City.
Part of what Bonus Finder had to say about AC:
Known as ‘mini-Vegas’ or ‘America’s Playground,’ the seaside resort town is primarily associated with its lively casinos and world-famous Boardwalk. Despite its popularity, hotel prices in the city have remained low with an average cost of $116 per night. Ranking to the top of our list of party cities, the best part of AC? There’s no last call at the bar, so the party doesn’t have to stop.
I think with all those entries on the list of top party cities, New Jersey has to be considered the #1 party state overall, right? Ok, they didn’t rank the states, but it’s pretty obvious who it would be.
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