Alcohol 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
32 13
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Louisiana, USA

2
30 15
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Pennsylvania, USA

3
25 10
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

4
23 9
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Wisconsin, USA

5
25 12
New York City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New York, USA

6
20 7
Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Pennsylvania, USA

7
18 6
Boston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Massachusetts, USA

8
16 7
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Missouri, USA

9
14 6
Providence is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Rhode Island, USA

10
16 9
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Ohio, USA

11
12 5
Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Michigan, USA

12
23 19
Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nevada, USA

13
14 13
San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA

14
17 21
Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA

15
8 9
Anchorage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area, Alaska

16
7 9
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Kentucky, USA

17
10 14
Seattle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Washington, USA

18
10 15
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Contiguous United States, USA

19
5 11
Napa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
California, USA

20
3 9
Omaha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Nebraska, USA

21
10 20
Miami is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Florida, USA

22
5 13
Albuquerque is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
New Mexico, USA

23
4 12
Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Hawaii, USA

24
6 16
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
North Carolina, USA

25
2 10
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Drinking
Tennessee, USA