The best cities in the United States for a bachelorette getaway

June 22, 2021

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Bachelorette trips are a popular tradition for brides-to-be and are a super fun way to celebrate your upcoming nuptials! With so many incredible cities and destinations to choose from, the hardest part is deciding where to go. We put together a list of the hottest cities in the United States for your bachelorette getaway, with recommendations of where to stay, what to eat and the best things to do so you can start planning an epic trip with your girls (and guys).

Denver, Colorado

Highlights:

The perfect destination for the outdoor-loving, shopaholic or bar-hopping bride, Denver combines the best of all worlds for a well-rounded weekend getaway.

Where to Stay: Denver Rooftop AirBnB

This custom-built home was ranked of Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Colorado Airbnbs for 2020! It sleeps eight and comes complete with a rooftop deck, outdoor fireplace, private hot tub and movie theatre. Located near Five Points, it’s the perfect choice to explore the many trendy bars and gourmet restaurants that Denver has to offer.

What to Eat:

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Mimosas Denver
  • 1. Mimosas an urban eatery in the historic Five Points neighborhood, serving homemade favorites and boujee mimosas that are anything-but-ordinary. 
  • 2. Happy Camper for pizza and s’mores skillets in a camping themed venue
  • 3. Dio Mio for homemade pasta, exquisite wine and handcrafted cocktails

What to do:

  • 1. Picnic lunch in Denver Botanic Gardens
  • 2. Shopping at 16th Street Mall
  • 3. Rooftop bar hopping downtown
  • 4. Hiking the many trails surrounding the city

Nashville, Tennessee

Highlights:

For the bride who loves all things country, Nashville can’t be beaten. With live music, a thriving art scene and a vibrant nightlife, it’s one of the States’ most popular bachelorette destinations.

Where to Stay: Femme House Nash

Femme House Nash - Nashville Bachelorette
Femme House Nash
Femme House Nash - Nashville Bachelorette
Femme House Nash

The Femme House Nash is a luxury boho space in East Nashville located just minutes from Broadway, the best honky-tonks (country music halls) and downtown. Designed specifically for bachelorette trips, the space offers the perfect Instagram backdrop for your last bash.

Where to eat:

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The Hampton Social
  • 1. The Hampton Social for brunch in the “Rose All Day” Lounge
  • 2. The Donut + Dog for the best doughnuts and hot dogs in the state
  • 3. Rare Bird for unique cocktails at a chic rooftop bar
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Rare Bird

What to do:

  • 1. Bar hopping and live music on Broadway and Demonbreun Streets
  • 2. Drinks and live music at one of the city’s honky-tonks
  • 3. Hunk O Mania Show
  • 4. Mural tour to admire amazing street art throughout the city

New York City, New York

Highlights:

New York City is the perfect choice for the bride who loves high-end everything! From the best food to breathtaking parks, incredible shopping and rooftop bars, the options are endless for a girl’s weekend in the Big Apple.

Where to stay:

left – Gansevoort Hotel, top right – The Sofitel New York & bottom left – The Standard Highline

The Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC district and The Standard High Line are both popular choices for luxury-loving groups in the lively Meatpacking District near some of the hottest clubs. The Sofitel New York is another great spot – splurge on one of the Prestige Skyscraper Terrace Suites that come complete with your own 650-square-foot terrace.

What to eat:

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While We Were Young Kitchen & Cocktails
  • 1. While We Were Young Kitchen & Cocktails for an Insta-worthy brunch
  • 2. Gramercy Tavern for celeb-spotting while dining on fine French cuisine
  • 3. 230 Fifth Rooftop Bar for sunset happy hour overlooking the city
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230 Fifth Rooftop

What to do:

  • 1. Walk the Highline on a sunny day
  • 2. Head to the top of the Rockefeller Center or the Empire State Building
  • 3. Rent bikes and cruise through Central Park
  • 4. Stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge
  • 5. Take in a Broadway performance or comedy show

San Diego, California

Highlights:

Known for its beaches, parks and warm climate, San Diego is the new Palm Springs of California bachelorette destinations!

Where to Stay: Pendry San Diego

Pendry San Diego

Located in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, the Pendry San Diego is just steps from some of the area’s best bars, eateries, nightclubs and shops. Stay in coastal-inspired suites and spend sunny days (or nights) at The Pool House, the hotel’s glamorous rooftop lounge with chic cabanas and comfy loungers.  

What to eat:

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Café 21 San Diego
  • 1. Café 21 for farm-to-table brunch
  • 2. Meze for delicious Greek fusion in a trendy setting
  • 3. The Nolen for timeless cocktails on a spectacular rooftop patio
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The Nolen Rooftop

What to do:

  • 1. Surf, paddleboard or sail along the coast
  • 2. Explore historic Balboa Park
  • 3. Soak up the sun on the shores of Mission Beach

Atlanta, Georgia

Highlights:

Atlanta is quickly emerging as a popular destination for weekend getaways. The southern city offers unlimited activities, world-class cuisine and all the elements for a fabulous girls trip.

Where to stay: Hotel Claremont

Hotel Claremont

The historic Hotel Claremont is located in the heart of the action with convenient amenities and modern accommodations. Book one of the spacious suites or squad rooms that offer a grown-up spin on summer camp vibes with two modern bunkbeds. Head up to the rooftop bar for a yoga class and cocktails!

What to eat:

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Buttermilk Kitchen
  • 1. Atlanta is all about brunch – we recommend West Egg Cafe, Local Three Kitchen & Bar, Buttermilk Kitchen and Pancake Social
  • 2. The Roof at Ponce City Market for Coney Island-style games and cocktails overlooking the city
  • 3. Fox Bro’s Bar-B-Q for some classic southern comfort food
Ponce City Rooftop Atlanta
Ponce City Rooftop

What to do:

  • 1. Rent scooters and discover the bars, shops and restaurants along the Atlanta Beltline
  • 2. Walk around Ponce City Market and check out the food hall
  • 3. Learn how to make classic southern dishes at Cook’s Warehouse

Austin, Texas

Highlights:

For the bride who likes the quirky things in life, Austin keeps it weird. With out-of-the-box activities, a warm climate and endless options for drinks and dining, you’ll never be bored in this Texan destination!

Where to stay: InnCahoots

InnCahoots

InnCahoots is the perfect place for you and your besties to enjoy everything weird and wonderful in Austin! The Airbnb-style hotel features its own pool, one-of-a-kind accommodations, a sprawling rooftop lounge with impressive views of downtown, and a personal concierge who can arrange private chef experiences and day tours.

What to eat:

Hillside Farmacy
  • 1. Hillside Farmacy for brunch favourites and mouth-watering comfort foods
  • 2. Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Cottage for sausages and pints with a side of live music
  • 3. Midnight Cowboy for old-school cocktails in a reservations-only lounge

What to do:

  • 1. Check out the city’s best brunch spots on the Twisted Texas Brunch Bus
  • 2. Go bar hopping along Sixth Street or Rainey Street
  • 3. Dance the night away at Speakeasy Nightclub with 20’s themed decor

New Orleans, Louisiana

Highlights:

Nicknamed the Big Easy, New Orleans is known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live music scene and spicy cuisine – and, of course, the legendary Mardi-Gras! New Orleans adds the perfect backdrop for a fun-filled weekend with your closest pals.

Where to stay: Bourbon Orleans Hotel

Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Bourbon Orleans Hotel

The historic Bourbon Orleans Hotel dates back to the early 1800s and is one of the top ten most haunted hotels in the country! It’s also located in the heart of the French Quarter, so the hustle and bustle of Bourbon Street is just steps away.

What to eat:

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Justine
  • 1. Flamingo-A-Go-Go for bottomless brunch and fun patio games
  • 2. Justine for delicious French cuisine and high-end cocktails
  • 3. The Food Hall at Auction House Market for unique dishes by the city’s top chefs
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Food Hall at Auction House

What to do:

  • 1. Visit the iconic Carousel Bar & Lounge at Hotel Monteleone
  • 2. Go on one of the city’s numerous ghost and vampire tours
  • 3. Bar hop along Bourbon Street