Bars + Nightlife

The first-ever North America’s 50 Best Bars list was counted down at a live awards ceremony in New York on June 7.
An alcohol-free experience doesn’t mean losing the craft involved in making a craft cocktail.
The iconic vodka-tomato juice cocktail can trace its origins back to Harry’s Bar in Paris in 1921. This week the bar is hosting centenary events to mark the cocktail’s landmark birthday.
From lip-puckering sour IPAs to hardy, stout lagers, there’s something for every kind of beer lover in Music City.
For outdoor drinks and dining with a view in Chicago, head to one of these up-high bars.
Rum tasting may be one of the many joys of a trip to the Caribbean, but the sheer number of types, names, ages, flavors, and colors is enough to make even a dedicated cocktail nerd’s head spin—before the first sip. Here, we break it down.
We may not be in crowded pubs, but that doesn’t mean we can’t eat, drink, and be merry.
Beyond the Neon Capital of the World’s casinos and nightlife lies a lesser-known side of Las Vegas, full of hidden restaurants, fascinating museums, outdoor adventures, and other secrets.
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With fascinating history and art, multicultural cuisine, and several new hotels, this bustling city in Asia makes for a rewarding dream trip.
Find an elevated bar that suits your style, whether you’re craving margaritas in San Francisco or Greek Island vibes in New York City.
At The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, here’s how three types of travelers can pick from the endless options for fun.
The new Graduate Hotel Nashville has dedicated its rooftop bar and pool lounge, White Limozeen, to the country music icon.
Transport yourself to Panama with these Central American inspired, summery cocktails.
As restaurants slowly reopen—and get creative to lure diners back—one thing is certain: We’ll be eating outside a lot more.
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An influencer’s exciting journey shows why Charleston is perfect for every type of traveler.
Phil Rosenthal loves to eat—and he’s hooked on the delicious flavors of Singapore.
Flying to Asia? Making Singapore your first stop can add terrific value. Here’s how to do it.
Discover the rich cultural mixture that makes Malta such a hot spot.
Selflessly sampling the cocktails at lobby bars and rooftop lounges, seated by firepits and before stunning views, AFAR’s travel editors have compiled a list of favorite places to check out when you’re checking in.
In Bairro Alto, you can go on an epic pub crawl and still hear yourself think.
Wine lovers, rejoice: the French-style bar à vins, beloved especially in Paris as a casual, personality-driven neighborhood haunt for regular wine drinking, is staking a claim in the United States.
While it’s now perfectly legal to use marijuana recreationally in a handful of states, the subject of where to indulge is still a work in progress.