3… 2… 1… *insert ball drop here. The time of year has come to say goodbye to the last 365 days and hello to a new calendar year.

2022 was a year of discovering what life is like again after living through a global pandemic.

We as humans endured a lot of misfortune with world tragedy’s, new viruses, sky rocketing gas prices and so much more. We got through hard times and celebrated the small victories that arose. The end of the year is about appreciation, celebration and setting new goals to become a better person. Many set “New Years Resolutions” that tend to last half way through January before disappearing. Despite holding yourself to a new goal, many people tend to travel to a new city to welcome in the new year.

According to our friends at Wallethub, over 80 million Americans will travel this New Years between driving and flying. Wallethub conducted a report on the 100 biggest cities to safely celebrate the new year without spending the most amount of money. As we know many cities will inflate their prices due to higher influxes of people for holidays and special occasions. The report examined three key dimensions which are average cost of food and beverage, entertainment ticket costs and safety and accessibility. The three dimensions were then analyzed over 29 metrics. The metrics were graded on a 100 point scale with 0 being the least sought after to 100 meaning more popular being the most sought after place to party.

Two cities made the TOP 100 that many locals are familiar with. Coming in at 99, Henderson, NV and coming in at 100, North Las Vegas, NV.

For the purpose of our article we are only going to highlight the dimensions to give you a general idea on where to party this holiday season. You can find the report here with further details. #NYE2023

  • 10) Seattle, WA

    Total Score: 64.22
    Entertainment & Food: 6
    Costs: 95
    Safety & Accessibility: 27

    Seattle, Washington

  • 9) Los Angeles, CA

    Total Score: 64.38
    Entertainment & Food: 11
    Costs: 83
    Safety & Accessibility: 46

    Los Angeles, California

  • 8) Chicago, IL

    Total Score: 64.44
    Entertainment & Food: 9
    Costs: 84
    Safety & Accessibility: 56

    Chicago, Illinois

  • 7) Washington, DC

    Total Score: 65.76
    Entertainment & Food: 8
    Costs: 92
    Safety & Accessibility: 14

    Washington, DC

  • 6) Denver, CO

    Total Score: 65.87
    Entertainment & Food: 12
    Costs: 54
    Safety & Accessibility: 72

    Denver, Colorado

  • 5) Atlanta, GA

    Total Score: 66
    Entertainment & Food: 2
    Costs: 76
    Safety & Accessibility: 97

    Atlanta, Georgia

  • 4) San Francisco, CA

    Total Score: 67.03
    Entertainment & Food: 4
    Costs: 93
    Safety & Accessibility: 22

    San Francisco, California

  • 3) Las Vegas, NV

    Total Score: 70.09
    Entertainment & Food: 3
    Costs: 70
    Safety & Accessibility: 51

    Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 2) Orlando, FL

    Total Score: 70.12
    Entertainment & Food: 5
    Costs: 65
    Safety & Accessibility: 41

    Orlando, Florida

  • 1) New York, NY

    Total Score: 70.20
    Entertainment & Food: 1
    Costs: 98
    Safety & Accessibility: 6

    New York, New York

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