19 Best Bachelor Party Destinations for Any Groom

Weddings are a huge part of most cultures around the world with numerous traditions and trends. Some cultures release doves on the wedding day, while in others, grooms have to pay to dance with the bride. The origin of these traditions traces back thousands of years. One such tradition is the bachelor party or stag party, most common in American culture nowadays.

However, this tradition dates back to pre-Christian times, as early as the 5th century BC. In those times, the ancient Spartans used to celebrate the groom-to-be’s last night as a free man. They would have a grand feast where they would eat and drink. Moreover, they used to hire dancers, too. While the core traditions of bachelor night remain somewhat similar, nowadays, people look for bachelor party destinations. Since it is a memorable night for the groom, usually his friends, specifically his best man, arrange a fun party at an exquisite location.

In this article, we have shared some of the best bachelor party destinations in the world. So, if you are a best man in trouble or a groom-to-be who wants to get a little heads up on the type of locations for a bachelor party, this article is for you.

Top 19 Bachelor Party Destinations

If you are looking for the top bachelor party destinations around the world, please continue reading. Some places on this list are extremely notable for bachelor parties, while others are wonderful places yet to be explored by grooms-to-be and their pals.

Miami, Florida

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Miami, the city of exquisite beaches, is one of the hottest spots for bachelor and bachelorette parties. But besides the beaches, it offers an extraordinary experience of the nightlife. You can get cheap accommodation and food if you are on a budget. However, if you are on a spree, you can get the best fine dining and penthouse experience. The city gets full points in terms of its Instagram-ableness because it is full of colorful and artistic backdrops.

Things to do in Miami

  • Play a Round of Golf at the Miami Beach Golf Club
  • Take a Trip to the Everglades National Park
  • See the NBA’s Miami Heat Play at the AmericanAirlines Arena
  • Explore the Artistic Wynwood Walls
  • Go Boating in Biscayne Bay
  • Experience an Epic Miami Beach Pool Party at the SLS South Beach
  • Visit a Winery Near Everglades National Park
  • Eat Your Heart Out in Little Havana

2. Judd Lake, Alaska

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Although Alaska may not be the first name that pops up in your mind when you think of bachelor parties, it can surprise you. The enthralling, untouched Alaskan wilderness around Judd Lake can be an excellent adventure spot for a bachelor party. There are mountain lodges that offer helicopters for enjoying the beautiful terrain. However, this destination does not have much to offer those who are not big on adventures.

Things to do in Judd Lake

  • Water Skiing
  • Wakeboarding
  • Glacier Hiking
  • Heli-Fishing
  • Heli-Skiing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wildlife Spotting in the Tordrillo Mountain Range

3. Nassau, the Bahamas

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Considered some of the best bachelor party destinations are beaches or islands, and Nassau in the Bahamas is one of them. They say beaches are better in the Bahamas and Nassau delivers. So, if you are planning a beach bachelor party (or should it be a beach-lor part), consider this densely populated capital.  

Things to do in Nassau

  • Explore the island’s landmarks in a 4×4 UTV
  • Embark on an amazing jet ski adventure
  • Join a jet boat tour
  • Book an exciting ATV tour
  • Enjoy a banana boat ride around Cabbage Beach
  • Party the night away at Xscape Lounge and Nightclub
  • Participate in a shark diving adventure
  • Go on a Nassau SUB Bahamas Adventure
  • Try out the deep sea or shallow water fishing near Rose Island
  • Partake in a rum and food walking tour

4. Newport, Rhode Island

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If you want to arrange a bachelor party on a budget, consider Newport. This tiny island is extremely affordable in terms of food and activities. Moreover, it has a ton of manly activities to offer, so it is excellent for those grooms-to-be who consider themselves manly.

Things to do in Newport

  • Go on Fishing Charters
  • Partake in Intense Paintball Battles
  • Get into some Axe Throwing
  • Go Kart Racing
  • Get Surf Lessons
  • Indulge in Spirits and Stogies
  • Experience Private Food Tours
  • Go on a Booze Cruise
  • Visit Car Museums

5. New Orleans, Louisiana

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Things to do in New Orleans

  • Try your luck at Harrah’s New Orleans Casino
  • Indulge in a Game of Golf
  • Visit Louisiana’s Wetlands with a Swamp Tour
  • Race in a Ferrari at Nola Motorsports Park
  • Go Bowling New Orleans style at Fulton Alley or Rock n’ Bowl
  • Take the 15 dozen oysters challenge at Acme Oyster House
  • Bet on the horses at the historic Fair Grounds Race Course 
  • Check out antique guns and swords at Cohen and Sons Antiques
  • Listen to war stories and see authentic World War II relics at the National WWII Museum

6. Lexington, Kentucky

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Things to do in Lexington

  • See Boone Creek Outdoors
  • Explore the Art Scene
  • Try to Find The City’s 30 Street Murals
  • Hit the Bourbon Trail
  • Discover the Distillery District
  • Hit the Brewgrass Trail
  • Enjoy Live Music at The Burl
  • Enjoy Half Bar, Half Retro Arcade Vibe at The Arcadium
  • Head to the Kentucky Horse Park
  • Bet on the Horses
  • Take a Tour of the Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm
  • Hit the Nightlife at the Bluegrass Tavern

7. Ashland, Oregon

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Things to do in Ashland

  • Plan a Picnic in Lithia Park
  • Dine Out in Downtown Ashland
  • Attend a First Friday Artwalk in Downtown Ashland
  • Catch a Show and Dinner at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre
  • Go on Lodge-to-Lodge Rafting or Paddling Trips in the Lower Rogue River
  • Travel along the Rim Trail at the Crater Lake
  • Go Ice-Skating and Skiing in Wintertime at the Mount Ashland
  • Visit the Schneider Museum of Art

8. Punta de Mita, México

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Things to do in Punta de Mita

  • Go on the Hidden Beach Tour
  • Get Surf Lessons in Punta de Mita
  • Go on a Private Boat Fishing
  • Visit the Jane Maroni Organic Designs Art Galleries in Playa La Lancha
  • Go for Scuba Diving and Snorkelling at Dressel Divers
  • Sign up for a 4WD, ATV, and Off-Road Tour
  • Book a Quick Jet Ski Trip 
  • Go for Paddle Boarding 
  • Schedule a Whale Watching Tour
  • Go on Fishing Charters and Tours
  • Have a Game of Golf at the Punta Mita Golf Course
  • Arrange Bike Tours around the Coastline
  • Have a Lazy Afternoon at the Makawe Spa
  • Go on Food Tours or Attend Cooking Classes at Hector’s Kitchen
  • Party the Night Out at Mala Suerte Bars and Clubs

9. London, England

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When you think of the top 10 bachelor party destinations, London may not be on the list. But as Joey from FRIENDS would say, “It’s London, baby!,” you have to give the City of Dreams a chance. This city has a lot of potential for stag parties.

Things to do in London

  • Rave at London’s Top Nightclubs 
  • Sing the Night Away at a Lively Karaoke Bar
  • Try your Luck at The Hippodrome Casino
  • Enjoy the Theatre with a Smash-Hit West End Show 
  • Laugh out Loud at a Stand-Up Comedy Show
  • Soar High into the Skies in a London Helicopter Tour
  • Test your Nerves during an Escape Room Challenge
  • Go on a Speedboat Tour along the Thames
  • Enjoy white water rafting, canoeing, or kayaking at Lee Valley White Water Centre
  • Go for High-Speed Cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark
  • Enjoy a Game of Beer-Fuelled Ping Pong at Bounce
  • Get Bowling at a London Bowling Alley 
  • Watch Vintage Vehicles at The London Classic Car Show
  • Attend a Fancy Dress Show for the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace

10. Hella, Iceland

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Things to do in Hella

  • Go for Snowmobiling on Glaciers
  • Arrange an ATV Quad Bike Mountain Safari
  • Go for Glacier Hikes and Glacier Ice Climbing
  • Arrange a Private Local Food and Beer Tour
  • Visit the Natural Hot Springs
  • Go for Snorkeling
  • Schedule Horseback Riding

11. Bluefields Bay, Jamaica

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If you are looking for unique bachelor party destinations that offer unconventional ways to help the grooms-to-be enjoy, consider Bluefields Bay Villas. This exotic island offers a welcome retreat to nature from the busy city life. However, you can always enjoy off-site activities since it is not far away from the mainland.

Things to do in Bluefields Bay

  • Go for Golfing at the Negril Hills Golf Course
  • Enjoy a Zip Line Canopy Tour with Chukka Caribbean Adventures
  • Take a Trip to the YS Falls
  • Enjoy Horseback Riding with Paradise Plantation
  • Go Snorkeling
  • Enjoy Sea-Kayaking in the Clear Waters

12. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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Things to do in Jackson Hole

  • Shoot Guns at Jackson Hole Shooting Experience
  • Explore the Teton Mountains and Yellow Stone Park through Scenic Safari’s Adventures
  • Go for Whitewater Rafting at Snake River
  • Indulge in Skiing in the Rocky Mountains at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
  • Listen to Live Bands Play at Different Bars
  • Take an Outdoor Sleigh Ride

13. Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Things to do in Guanacaste

  • Learn Surfing on the Pacific
  • Zip Line through the Rainforest
  • Go on a Jaguar Rescue
  • Visit a Hot Spring Under a Sleeping Volcano
  • Enjoy the Nightlife after Hiking Volcanoes or Waterfalls

14. Toronto, Canada

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If you are looking for cheap bachelor party destinations, Ontario is one of them. This fun-filled city has so much to offer in every nook and cranny that you will definitely find something fit for your budget.

Things to do in Ontario

  • Enjoy an Escape Room Game
  • Relive your Childhood Playing Arcade Games
  • Take a Cocktail Class
  • Indulge in an Epic Archery Battle
  • Have Fun at an Indoors Obstacle Course
  • Enjoy Go-Karting
  • Have an Adrenaline Rush while Axe Throwing

15. Placencia, Belize

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Things to do in Placencia

  • Visit the Belize Barrier Reef
  • Go to the Laughing Bird Caye
  • Go on a Private Boat Excursion with Captain Jak’s
  • Fly through the Jungle on a Zip Line
  • Spot Exotic Wildlife in the Jungle
  • Explore the Ancient Maya Temples

16. Tucson, Arizona

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Things to do in Tucson

  • Hire a Party Bus
  • Go on a Tucson Scavenger Hunt Adventure
  • Take Part in a Historic Bike Tour
  • Go on a Mural Bike Tour
  • Visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
  • Visit the Pima Air and Space Museum
  • Go to The Gaslight Theatre
  • Visit the Franklin Auto Museum
  • Explore Wildlife at the International Wildlife Museum
  • Go to the St. Augustine Cathedral

17. Manchester, Vermont

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Things to do in Manchester

  • Stay at the Taconic
  • Go on Mountain Biking
  • Enjoy Hiking and Kayaking Excursions,
  • Take Off-Roading Lessons on a Land Rover.
  • Go Skiing at one of the 180 Ski Trails
  • Be a Part of the City River Tour
  • Go on the Rock & Goal Manchester Walking Tour
  • Take the Manchester City Stadium Tour
  • Be a Part of the Private Manchester Ghost Tour: Haunted City Center Exploration Game
  • Enjoy the Peaky Blinders Full-Day Tour with Tommy’s Mansion
  • Visit the City of Manchester Distillery
  • Visit the National Football Museum
  • Take Part in a Silent Disco Adventure in Manchester
  • Take a Sightseeing Flight around Manchester
  • Enjoy Zorbing Football Guided Experience 

18. Palm Springs, California

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Things to do in Palm Springs

  • Play Golf at One of the Many Golf Courses
  • Ride a Mountain Bike through Palm Desert
  • Go on an ATV experience in Joshua Tree National Park
  • Fly Over the Palm Desert in a Biplane
  • Try Your Luck at Game night at a Casino
  • Check out Palm Springs’ Many Bars
  • Go to the San Jacinto’s Peak in the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Indulge in Scaling with the Joshua Tree Rock Climbing School
  • Take a Backcountry Jeep Tour through Joshua Tree National Park

19. Austin, Texas

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Things to do in Austin

  • Take a Wild Ride on the Twisted Texas Brew Bus
  • Beat the Heat by Going on a Lake Party
  • Go on River Tubing with a Drinks Cooler
  • Enjoy Go-Karting on Circuit of the Americas
  • Discover the Best Live Local Music
  • Throw Some Axes
  • Enjoy a Scrumptious BBQ
  • Practice Shooting at a Range
  • Play Golf at Top Golf
  • Experience Rock-Climbing with Rock-About Climbing Adventures

In a Nutshell

In this article, we have shared some of the top destinations for arranging a bachelor party to celebrate your friend’s last days as a single man. Some of these places are affordable bachelor party destinations, while others are pretty luxurious spots with expensive activities. So, whether you want to be a spendthrift or stick to your budget, you will find something on this list for you.