Your Best Bet for an 'Epic' New Year's Eve? Orlando

Here are the top 10 US cities in which to ring in the New Year
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 9, 2016 3:43 PM CST
Fireworks light the sky over Copacabana beach during New Year's Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro. If Brazil is out of reach, Orlando is apparently your best stateside bet for New Year's Eve.   (AP Photo/Mauro Pimentel, File)

(Newser) – Looking to give 2016 a memorable sendoff? Consider booking a flight to one of the cities on WalletHub's list of best places to ring in the New Year. The site analyzed the 100 largest cities in America using "20 key indicators of an epic New Year's Eve." Those indicators include things like "forecasted precipitation" and "legality of fireworks." It also sorted cities by cheapest wine, if that happens to be your specific key to a good New Year's Eve. Here are the top 10 cities to party with new ones on Dec. 31:

  1. Orlando
  2. San Francisco
  3. Atlanta
  4. Denver
  5. Buffalo
  6. Cincinnati
  7. Miami
  8. St. Louis
  9. Pittsburgh
  10. Las Vegas
Click here for the full 100-city ranking. (Read more New Year's Eve stories.)

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