James Morris - Mar 23, 2015
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When the sun goes down and most of the world begins to sleep, many cities in the USA come alive with an exciting and vibrant nightlife. Some of these cities have a much more vibrant nightlife scene than others. If you like to paint the town red, and enjoy beautiful people and flowing drinks, then visiting these top 5 cities for nightlife in USA should definitely remain at the top of your to-do list. Brought to you by


There is no lack of nightlife activities in Sin City. Casinos and bars dot every corner and new clubs sprout up almost daily. If you are interested in a sophisticated, upscale setting, you should visit the Vesper Bar at the Cosmopolitan Hotel. The bar offers an extensive drink and cocktail menu, and exudes refinement and elegance with its classic decor. For a more energetic setting, PURE is your best bet. Step out onto the bar’s terrace for an amazing view of the city’s center Strip or dance through the clubs multiple rooms.


Although it isn’t true that the "city never sleeps" (it is normally done by around 3 - 4 a.m.), New York City scores highly simply because it offers something for everyone on all nights of the week.

Mega clubs in Meatpacking, trendy hipster joints at the East Village, warehouse parties in Brooklyn, loft parties, college bars, hotel lounges, indie rock shows, jazz and hip hop, opera and heavy metal – there is nearly no limit to the ways New York City can entertain you.

The best place to purchase one drink for more than you usually spend on some of your nights out: Meatpacking District. Come with your credit card.


Although Chicago is famous for its sports bars, there’s a new wave of cocktail bars that offer an upscale nightlife setting. Nick Kokonass, The Aviary and Chef Grant Achatz elevate cocktail making to an art form, using the freshest produce and herbs to create unique late night snacks and drinks. If you prefer a traditional Southern hospitality, you should visit The Barrelhouse Flat. The head bartender, Stephen Coles comprehensive drink menu ranges from contemporary to classic, and offers cocktails for adventurous and conservative drinkers. End your night at the Sable Kitchen & Bar, a gastro-lounge in Chicagos River North neighborhood with '50s Hollywood glamour and an entire collection of amber spirits.


Los Angeles’ glamour and glitz extends past movie sets, into its vibrant nightlife. With its World War 2 artisanal cocktail list and decor, Harvard & Stone will take you back to a different time period. The bar also offers live music and a comprehensive collection of American spirits. If you are interested in a Mad Men-esque bar experience, you should visit the Stark Bar in Mid City West. It is located next to the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art, and it offers a California-centric wine list and seasonal cocktails. During the summer months, you can listen to live jazz music from the museum’s adjacent courtyard.


It is difficult to leave Miami’s pristine beaches, but luckily most of the city’s nightlife is seaside. The Nikki Beach Club is at the center beach, and guests can enjoy their drinks in beach beds, tepees or hammocks. Each Sunday, the club hosts an open air beach party that runs well past twelve o'clock at night. The Delano Hotels Rose Bar features a more elegant drinking atmosphere with Venetian chandeliers and rose-colored walls, and visitors can sip on their cocktails in the bar’s outdoor terrace or lobby lounge. A short distance from the beach, the Freehand Miami Hostels Broken Shaker offers handcrafted cocktails that are made from garden fresh produce.

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