The bachelorette party’s location is very important in determining how much fun it’s going to be. It’s like how nosebleed tickets are not equal to front row seats at Beyoncé—as your realtor mom likes to hammer into your head, it’s all about location location location. Like let’s not pretend bar hopping in Wichita is how you want to spend the eve of your maidenhood. So where’s a betchy place to go to black out with your besties in search of male attention before you’re legally bound to another human for the rest of your life? We’ve compiled a list of the betchiest places to celebrate your betchelorette.
Montreal is almost Paris, but it’s not as classy so you won’t feel bad when you black out and dance on tables. There’s cheap alcohol everywhere and people speak French, which is pretty hot. If you’re lucky you might even meet a real French bro, but we’re kind of crushing on Canada right now so even a Quebecois bro sounds pretty chill. Public transportation is really easy in Montreal so you can all fly in from different places without worrying about needing a car. Bars and clubs stay open til 4 or 5 there, so you can get optimal time to do shit you regret that you’ll never talk about again. Plus poutine is like regular fries on crack. And you’ll be in the same country as Justin Trudeau. Need we say more?!?
9. New York
New York is obvs one of the best nightlife cities in the country. The only reason it’s not higher on the list is because everyone’s fucking been there or lived there already. There’s too many options in New York for everything, so having a bachelorette party there with 12 drunk girls’ opinions is not going to be fun by 10pm. The plus side of having your bachelorette in New York is that everything stays open super late, including restaurants and diners, so you can actually see the sunrise and fill up on pancakes after a night out. You can do the best of everything here, so if you’re in a group that wants to do more than just drink, you can see comedy, a musical, a concert, or whatever lame shit you’re into.
8. Dewey Beach
If you’re really looking for a throwback to college before you embrace adulthood, Dewey is perfect. It’s trashy in just the right way. Someone will end up doing body shots or making out with a cop, and you’ll def leave with good stories. Plus it’s on the beach, so you can take your wedding bod for a test spin and work on your tan.
Miami is like New York but without the three piece suits and instead with brighter colors and more Cuban people. Miami is great if you want to dance because basically every rap song you like dancing to probably shot its music video there (or Atlanta). There’s literally a diet named after the beach here, so if you need thinspiration before you put on your wedding dress, what better place than the city of Instagram models?
6. Cabo San Lucas
Anywhere you can drink at a swim up bar for cheap is pretty betchy, but Cabo is def a top pick because it’s just so well suited for large groups. If you haven’t already been here for Spring Break, it’ll be easy to organize a bachelorette here considering the city’s whole MO is Spring Break and Bachelor/Bachelorette parties. You can also plan activities during the day like snorkeling or swimming with dolphins, so you have some photos you can show your fiancé and your family without feeling any shame.
Betches love wine, so why not go to Napa where you can literally watch it get made and drink for free in a sundress? You should def coordinate private tours at some of the more exclusive wineries, because that’s where you’ll get the best VIP treatement. Plus obviously you get drunk during the day, so you don’t even have to stay up past midnight if you don’t want to. You can also drive down to San Francisco and get a hotel there to go out after a day of wine tasting—a city where there are so many eligible bachelors, they fly hot girls out to balance the ratio out.
4. Myrtle Beach/Palm Springs
These two are tied depending on where you live in the country. If you’re on the East Coast, Myrtle Beach is def a top choice. If you’re a West Coast betch, Palm Springs is a good alternative to Vegas and easy to get to. They’re def resort towns, which means the whole city is in chill vaca mode and will be full of good vibes. You can plan activities or just day drink on a resort. Liquor is cheap and there isn’t much you can get into fights about as a group considering there’s only two things to do in these places: drink and chill.
There’s a reason Aziz and Rachel picked Nashville for their last minute trip in Master of None. Plus we love Connie Britton in Nashville the show, so that should be reason enough to go. Nashville (the city, I’m getting confused now) has a great nightlife and plenty of hot southern bros. Everyone from Miley to Shania started their careers here, so why not start your married life by partying here?
2. Las Vegas
I mean Vegas is obvs high up on the bachelorette locations list, if not just for the free shit you’ll get as a group of hot girls there. You can roll up to a club in a limo after an all expenses paid meal without spending a dime. Anything goes here, which is the kind of place you want to go while you’re still single. Just don’t get too excited and marry a stranger or the guy who had a crush on you in high school and you’re good.
1. New Orleans
Forget about La La Land, the real jazz is here. New Orleans is a city where people fly in for a parade every year, and alcohol is cheap AND you can legally drink it in the streets! Everything stays open all night and you’ll meet so many people you might need to expand your guest list after bonding with strangers partying. Plus it’s just a cool city to visit even without a bachelorette party, so everyone will be secretly happy they’re spending money on a vacation they’d actually enjoy regularly. There’s a reason the Vanderpump Rules girls did Katie’s bachelorette in New Orleans, and it’s not just because Stassi’s an expert manipulator who always gets what she wants—although that was a large reason tbh.
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