Destination Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Ideas
With wedding season fast approaching, you may be getting to the point where it's time to start planning your bachelor/bachelorette party! If you're at that point in life where everyone you know is getting married then you've probably attended a few of these "last-hurrahs" by now or you've just seen them in movies and tv shows all your life and have a pretty good idea of what they tend to look like. Make yours something unexpected! Something that will stick in your crews memories as an unforgettable memory! Well, don't worry about wasting your day doing research on how to plan this monumental party. We've done the hard work for you! Check out these various categories and locations that are sure to impress:
Consider a major city near yours! Something within driving distance can really help to save on travel costs. Skip the flights, hop in the car and make it a road trip to remember! The following are a few cities around Nashville that are just perfect for your upcoming festivities:
Memphis - 3 Hours
Often considered second to New Orleans’ Bourbon Street, Memphis’ Beale Street will certainly not disappoint! Bars, clubs and local hotspots dot every corner in this eclectic southern city.
Chattanooga - 2 Hours
Perfect for an outdoorsy type of celebration, this city is not lacking in things to do! From their breathtaking hiking trails in the mountains to pedal taverns in the streets, they’ve got a little something for everyone in the crew!
Knoxville - 2.5 Hours
Breweries and music and lounges OH MY! This place has it all...and then some! Keeping in mind that this is a college town first and you may find yourself in a sea of orange as soon as a game lets out on any given night during football season, you may or may not want to plan your trip around this. The college scene certainly helps the bar scene though! With everything from country bars to trendy clubs, there is certainly no shortage of party places here.
Island State of Mind
Want to spend a little more to get you to that tropical paradise you’ve always imagined? Go for it! These are among the most popular tropical wedding party destinations around:
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
There’s a reason this city is one of the hottest spring break destinations around. Whether you stick around the resort hopping from beach bar to pool bar there or hit the streets to check out the bars, clubs and restaurants out there, this tropical paradise is sure not to disappoint!
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Casinos, nightclubs and music galore, this island city is bursting at the scenes with things to do both on the water and on dry land! Whether you and your crew feel like kicking back on the beach, going ziplining in the tree tops, or taking a tour of the Bacardi Factory, this city certainly won't leave you with nothing to do.
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Are you the type who prefers to spend their entire trip in your flip flops and bathing suit with a drink in your hand? Then this tropical island oasis is just right for you! With more cabana bars and tiki bars then you’ll know what to do with, this place is sure to please. Hop on a booze cruise for a day in the sun and wave or get adventurous and climb Dunn’s River Falls or snorkel through underwater caves. You’ll simply never want to leave!
Keep It Continental
None of those sound like you? Would you rather go somewhere that's not so close that it feels like home but not so far that kills the pocketbook? These next few places might just fit the bill:
Self proclaimed as one of the wildest cities in the country, miami is perfect for your “last-hurrah” festivities! Hit the town celebrity-style with bottle service at one of their many clubs or spend the day on South Beach then head out for a night of bar hopping and fancy drinks!
Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)
Similar to Nashville’s Broadway strip, this city has a “Las Vegas-like” strip as well. Head out to Granville Street for a night out on the town like you've never seen! Bars, clubs, music, open all night, this is certainly a recipe for an unforgettable trip!
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)
Festivals all ready round, rockin’ nightlife scene and restaurants to please even the pickiest of eaters, you simply cannot go wrong here! If you have a crew full of foodies, this is the city for you! If you can’t find it on a menu, you’re sure to catch it at one of the local festivals. Indulge by day, party by night, what more could you need to make your celebration one for the books!?
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