Travel The Best US Cities for Drinking  

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List Rules Vote up any American city with a great atmosphere for casual and serious drinkers.

Looking for a place for a party? These top US cities for drinking would make for great getaways. Some great U.S. cities for drinkers feature a busy nightlife scene, while other good American cities for drinking have a variety of microbreweries.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for drinking? Whether celebrating a championship team, enjoying a music festival, or heading to happy hour, Chicagoans love to throw back a few. Goose Island Brewery and Revolution Brewing call the city home, so well-crafted beers are always in high supply. Milwaukee is another fun city when it comes to drinking. Of course, Las Vegas is an ideal city to spend time in if you enjoy a cocktail or two... or more. Other locales featured on this list include New Orleans, New York City, and Nashville.

Which city is the best for booze? Give your favorite drinking stops a thumbs up and please add any good cities for drinkers that are missing.

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1
26 8
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Pennsylvania, USA

2
24 11
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Louisiana, USA

3
21 9
New York City is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New York, USA

4
20 9
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

5
15 5
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Pennsylvania, USA

6
15 5
Boston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Massachusetts, USA

7
14 4
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Missouri, USA

8
17 8
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Wisconsin, USA

9
13 4
Providence is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Rhode Island, USA

10
13 7
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Ohio, USA

11
19 17
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nevada, USA

12
14 11
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

13
9 5
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Michigan, USA

14
17 19
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA

15
10 12
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Contiguous United States, USA

16
7 8
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska

17
6 7
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Kentucky, USA

18
9 12
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Washington, USA

19
3 6
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nebraska, USA

20
4 9
Napa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA

21
10 18
Miami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Florida, USA

22
5 11
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New Mexico, USA

23
4 10
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Hawaii, USA

24
2 8
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Tennessee, USA

25
6 15
Portland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Oregon, USA

26
5 15
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
North Carolina, USA

27
3 12
Sacramento is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA

28
8 21
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Tennessee, USA

29
3 13
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Florida, USA

30
9 25
Austin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Texas, USA

31
7 26
San Diego is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA

32
3 16
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Texas, USA

33
6 26
Denver is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Colorado, USA

34
4 22
Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Utah, USA

35
5 29
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Georgia, USA