Top 50 Spots to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

by Christopher Freeburn | December 26, 2012 1:08 pm

champagne toast 630 300x240 Top 50 Spots to Celebrate New Year's Eve[1]Looking for the¬†perfect place to ring in 2013? Well, global travel and accommodation website Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN[2]) has created a list of the top places for New Year’s celebrations[3].

The list is compiled from Priceline’s database of hotel bookings. New York City tops the list for a second consecutive year, though destinations in Florida and California also fared well.

Here are the top 50 New Year’s Destinations as compiled by Priceline.com[4]:

  1. New York City, Midtown West
  2. New Orleans, French Quarter
  3. Las Vegas, Strip North
  4. New York City, Upper East Side
  5. Las Vegas, Strip Vicinity South
  6. New York City, Times Square/Theater District
  7. Orlando, Fla., Downtown Disney/Lake Buena Vista
  8. Miami, Downtown
  9. San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf
  10. Chicago, North Michigan Ave./River North Area
  11. Oahu, Hawaii, Waikiki Beach Area
  12. Orange County, Calif., Disneyland/Anaheim North
  13. Paris, Champs Elysees/Arc De Triomphe
  14. New York City, Midtown East
  15. Las Vegas, Fremont Street Vicinity
  16. Maui, Hawaii, Ka’anapali/Lahaina
  17. Los Angeles, Downtown
  18. Orlando, Fla., Kissimmee
  19. Las Vegas, Strip West
  20. Los Angeles, Hollywood
  21. Minneapolis, Minn., Downtown
  22. New York City, Central Park South
  23. Orange County, Calif., Disneyland/Anaheim South/Orange/Garden Grove
  24. Orlando, Fla., Downtown
  25. London, Westminster
  26. Oahu, Hawaii, Executive Center
  27. San Francisco, Union Square East
  28. Nashville, Tenn., Downtown/Vanderbilt/Metrocenter
  29. Newark, N.J., Jersey City/Hoboken/Weehawken
  30. Orlando, Fla., Sea World/International Drive/Convention Center
  31. San Antonio, Texas, Riverwalk Area
  32. San Juan, Puerto Rico
  33. Oahu, Hawaii, Diamond Head Area
  34. Orlando, Fla., Universal Orlando Resort Area/International Drive North
  35. Key West, Fla.
  36. San Francisco, SOMA/Moscone Center
  37. Los Angeles, Beverly Hills/West Hollywood
  38. New Orleans, Downtown
  39. New York City, Upper West Side
  40. Seattle, Downtown/Pike Place
  41. Miami, South Beach/Central
  42. Las Vegas, Airport Area
  43. Oahu, Hawaii, Ko Olina
  44. Miami, South Beach/Collins Avenue/Oceanfront
  45. Atlanta, Ga., Downtown
  46. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Beach Area
  47. Miami Beach. Fla.
  48. Las Vegas, Boulder Strip
  49. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Hollywood
  50. Seattle, Seattle Center/Space Needle

Shares of Priceline.com sank almost 2% in Wednesday afternoon trading.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/champagne-toast-630.jpg
  2. PCLN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=PCLN
  3. created a list of the top places for New Year’s celebrations: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-york-city-sits-atop-pricelinecoms-list-of-top-50-new-years-party-spots-184673161.html
  4. compiled by Priceline.com: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-york-city-sits-atop-pricelinecoms-list-of-top-50-new-years-party-spots-184673161.html

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