America's Best Cities for Nightlife

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Are they noisy, or just a really good time? Travel + Leisure readers voted on which cities can crank up the nightlife.

No. 3 New York City

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The Big Apple ranked as the least relaxing city in the AFC survey, which—depending on how you want to spend your time—can be a good thing. It's also the No. 1 city for diversity: each neighborhood has its own brand of crazy, from bottle-service clubs in the Meatpacking District to dive bars in the East Village. Your wallet may have the worst hangover: voters branded NYC the most expensive city in America.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

America's Best Cities for Nightlife

No. 3 New York City

The Big Apple ranked as the least relaxing city in the AFC survey, which—depending on how you want to spend your time—can be a good thing. It's also the No. 1 city for diversity: each neighborhood has its own brand of crazy, from bottle-service clubs in the Meatpacking District to dive bars in the East Village. Your wallet may have the worst hangover: voters branded NYC the most expensive city in America.

See all the America’s Favorite Cities survey results!

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