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WalletHub: Las Vegas is a great place to spend New Year's Eve. North Las Vegas? Not so much.

Posted at 1:49 PM, Dec 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-06 20:45:54-05
Las Vegas made the number ten spot on WalletHub's list of Best Places for New Year's Eve Celebrations. Meanwhile, North Las Vegas came in dead last.
To create the list, WalletHub's analysts compared the 100 most populated cities across 20 key metrics, including the legality of fireworks and the average price of a New Year's Eve party ticket.
Las Vegas was ranked No. 4 for entertainment and dining options and tied for first place for most nightlife options per capita. North Las Vegas, on the other hand, came in last place in several metrics, including luxury shopping and restaurants per capita.
It's also worth noting that celebrating New Year's anywhere in the Las Vegas valley is almost guaranteed to be expensive. Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson all tied for the highest average price of wine and swept the top spots for the highest price of a three-star hotel on New Year's Eve.
The list is as follows:
Best Cities for New Year's Eve
1. Orlando, FL
2. San Francisco, CA
3. Atlanta, GA
4. Denver, CO
5. Buffalo, NY
6. Cincinnati, OH
7. Miami, FL
8. St. Louis, MO
9. Pittsburgh, PA
10. Las Vegas, NV
Worst. Cities for New Year's Eve
91. Chula Vista, CA
92. Henderson, NV
93. Fort Worth, TX
94. Gilbert, AZ
95. Arlington, TX
96. Fremont, CA
97. San Bernadino, CA
98. Garland, TX
99. Newark, NJ
100. North Las Vegas, NV
The study also released an infographic with statistics on how Americans celebrate New Year's Eve: