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The Best US Cities for Drinking  

Ranker Travel
1k votes 120 voters 35 items

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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New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Louisiana, USA
2
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Wisconsin, USA
3
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Pennsylvania, USA
4
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA
5
Boston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Massachusetts, USA
6
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Michigan, USA
7
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Area codes 215 and 267, Pennsylvania, USA
8
New York City is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New York, USA
9
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Missouri, USA
10
Providence is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Rhode Island, USA
11
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nevada, USA
12
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Ohio, USA
13
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Kentucky, USA
14
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA
15
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA
16
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska
17
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Contiguous United States, USA
18
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Washington, USA
19
Napa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA
20
Miami is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Florida, USA
21
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nebraska, USA
22
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
North Carolina, USA
23
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Hawaii, USA
24
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Tennessee, USA
25
Austin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Texas, USA