Bachelor and Bachelorette parties are a chance to cut loose with your closest friends and make memories that will last a lifetime. To make these events even more special, some brides and grooms-to-be decide to take a group trip!
Creating a vacation around a bachelor or bachelorette party first requires choosing a destination – and there are no shortage of options for amazing places to visit!
Whether you’re looking for a night on the town in a big city, a relaxing retreat in paradise, or something in between, this list of the best bachelor and bachelorette party destinations in the US and abroad has you covered!
These ideas might be just what you’re looking for, and will at least serve as a starting point for narrowing down ideas. You can always work with an experienced travel agent to get tips on planning an amazing bachelor/bachelorette party destination for your group size, budget, and shared interests.
Let’s jump right in!
Top Travel Destinations for Bachelor(ette) Parties
An obvious choice for party-goers of all kinds, Las Vegas has live entertainment, gambling, fancy restaurants, and all of the legendary excitement the strip has to offer. The city operates around the clock, and has just about every amenity you can imagine. If your ideal bachelor or bachelorette party involves rooftop champagne and a bit of wildness, Vegas is a great choice!
Miami is another iconic party city with the added touch of incredible food and legendary dance club scene. You can enjoy an ocean cruise during the day, feast in Little Havana, then party the night away in some of the best clubs in the country. The next day, relax and recover on the beach or poolside.
Steeped in music and history, New Orleans adventures extend well beyond Bourbon Street into the French Quarter, Garden District, and so many more. Whether you want to see a burlesque show, go shopping on Magazine Street, visit Hera’s casino, enjoy live music, or indulge in delicious Creole cuisine, New Orleans has something for everyone in your bachelor(ette) party. Street cars and plenty of Uber drivers make it easy to get around, and you can even walk the streets with a drink in hand!
If your looking for outdoor fun, Jackson Hole, Wyoming is a truly breathtaking mountain town with ski resorts, hiking, luxury lodging, bike trails, and nearby access to both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park. You and your friends can enjoy wildlife tours, rafting, and even a thriving arts community. A bachelor or bachelorette trip to Jackson Hole provides a unique combination of rugged adventure and stylish comfort. Don’t worry, there’s plenty of great nightlife too!
A gorgeous island off the coast of Spain, Ibiza is one of the most popular party destinations in the world! For a truly decadent bachelor/bachelorette party, this paradise is the perfect place to enjoy beaches and natural beauty by day, and the wild club scene by night. Visitors can expect world class cuisine, tons of activities (from go-karts to snorkeling, boat rentals to luxury spas), and a fun-loving culture. While Ibiza can be pricey, its legendary status as an international party hub is well earned – and sure to provide the experience of a lifetime.
North of San Francisco, Napa Valley is a staple of California wine country. With numerous vineyards, wine tours (even one on a train), boutique shopping, and incredible options for accommodations, Napa Valley is a great destination for wine lovers and people who like cozy getaways. There are plenty of adventures too, from golf courses and kayaking to guided hiking tours and even hot air balloon rides!
Perhaps not a destination people think of for parties, but Toronto’s diversity and culture make it a great place for bachelor and bachelorette parties. You can explore vintage shops in Kensington Market, visit the Hockey Hall of Fame, enjoy numerous craft breweries, experience world class entertainment, and so much more. Toronto is a bustling, cosmopolitan city with something to offer for anyone – and an often overlooked gem for great food, sightseeing, and round the clock fun.
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Some other honorable mentions in the US include Nashville, Lake Tahoe, and New York City. Internationally, Dublin, Cancun, and Amsterdam are also popular options for traveling with friends. You could also consider staying at an all-inclusive resort for your bachelor-ette weekend!
Call Sunset Travel to Arrange Everything for You!
Choosing the right destination for your bachelor or bachelorette party is the first big step – and knowing what to expect from each in terms of atmosphere and activities is a great place to start. Whether it’s a tropical getaway with cocktails on the beach, the fervor of an internationally renowned nightclub, or mountain tranquility with whiskey and cigars, a destination bachelor/bachelorette party can be a truly memorable experience.
And to make the entire planning process effortless, our expert travel agents are here to help! We can assist in choosing the right destination, booking travel for your entire group, make reservations and so much more. To get started planning your party, contact Sunset Travel & Cruise today.