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Travel Tip: The Best & Worst Places for New Year’s Eve 2016

Image Credit: Stewart Butterfield

Locations in this article:  Arlington, TX Atlanta, GA Charlotte, NC Honolulu, HI Las Vegas, NV Miami, FL Minneapolis, MN Orlando, FL Phoenix, AZ Pittsburgh, PA San Diego, CA San Francisco, CA
Image Credit: Stewart Butterfield

Image Credit: Stewart Butterfield

New Year’s Eve is just a few days away.

Before you celebrate, consider this survey done by finance website Wallet Hub.

Its analysts took a look at the best and worst cities to celebrate New Year’s Eve,

They compared the 100 most populated cities in the U.S., and looked at things like price of a party, hotel room rates, crime—even the average prices of local jewelry stores.

The study found some interesting information.

The average price of a New Year’s Eve party ticket in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seven times higher than in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Orlando, Florida, has six times as many restaurants per capita as Phoenix, Arizona.

Miami has 45 times as many jewelry shops per capita as North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Orlando, Florida, has 21 times as many nightlife options per capita as Hialeah, Florida.

But now for the highlights.

The ten best cities to celebrate New Year’s Eve are:

Orlando, Florida
San Francisco, California
Atlanta, Georgia
San Diego, California
Scottsdale, Arizona
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Portland, Oregon
Cincinnati, Ohio
Las Vegas, Nevada
Honolulu, Hawaii

The ten worst cities for New Year’s Eve celebrations:

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Newark, New Jersey
Jersey City, New Jersey
Hialeah, Florida
Fort Worth, Texas
Laredo, Texas
Garland, Texas
Charlotte, North Carolina
Arlington, Texas
San Bernardino, California

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