LA has a thriving party scene that ranges from underground techno shows in warehouses to midnight street festivals and Tuesday night raves.
San Francisco has something for everyone, from chill art lounges to multi-level electronic music palaces to hipster hideaways to neon meet-markets. The SOMA and Mission Districts cater to the party crowd, and night owls will find a home in North Beach, where venues stay open until the wee hours of the morning.
People in this SoCal city know it has some of the best weather and beaches in the country. This city attracts surfers and other fun-lovers, and Ocean Beach is laid-back. House and techno reign supreme and the energetic populace will make sure you have a good time.
What happens when you combine caffeine and rain? People are eager to leave. Seattleites party rain or shine in grungy rock venues in Capitol Hill, slick dance clubs in Pioneer Square, and chi-chi hipster hangouts in Belltown.
"What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas" is a party place's motto. The ka-ching! of slot machines floats into the night over roller coaster screams and showgirl hoots. You can eat prime rib at 3 AM, watch divas or tigers perform, and drive a full-size racecar. Vegas days are never alike.
South Beach is legendary for its glorious beaches, beautiful people, and all-night dance parties that seem to be bumping beats 24/7. The warm and sunny climate of Miami has infected the populace, to get out and shake it while the sun goes down—and then keep shaking, and shaking, and shaking!
Austin is the opposite of the honky-tonk-filled rest of Texas. In the self-proclaimed "Live Music Capitol of the World," talented musicians of every genre perform from Austin City Limits to famed Sixth Street, where UT students bar hop until they drop.
Despite Katrina's destruction, New Orleans' jazz-soaked streets and hip-hop havens are thriving. From the French Quarter to Pat O'Brien's, the nights are always loud and passionate, whether it's Mardi Gras or Monday night.
Atlanta is home to Outkast, L'il Jon, and 100 annual festivals per year. The sweaty weather calls for ice-cold drinks and scantily clad southern belles, and from Latin nights to hip hop holidays, you'll find that the warm sunshine has permeated the culture, and Atlantans have a party vibe as thick as their accents.
With constantly evolving nightlife scene and dance clubs that change names like you change underwear, there is always something new and exciting to throw yourself into in the Big Apple.