Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

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WalletHub has released its top 10 choices for where to celebrate New Year’s Eve after much analysis. The company, which helps families obtain “Wallet Fitness,” analyzed data from the average price of a New Year’s Eve party ticket to the legality of fireworks to even the forecasted rain and snow for Dec. 31, 2016, to create a list of the ten best cities for New Year’s Eve. Here’s their call for fun on New Year’s Eve:

1. Orlando
2. San Francisco
3. Atlanta
4. Denver
5. Buffalo, N.Y.
6. Cincinnati
7. Miami
8. St. Louis
9. Pittsburgh
10. Las Vegas

WalletHub also uncovered that 48 percent of parents plan to count down the last 10 seconds of 2016 with their kids by 9 p.m.

Other fun facts? More than 100 million people will travel at least 30 miles from home on New Year’s Eve, with more than 91 million traveling by car.

See more New Year’s Eve ideas with the 10 Most Unusual New Year’s Eve Events for Kids (many of which end by 9 p.m.) and New Year’s Eve Hotel Packages for Families.

–Lissa Poirot

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