America is packed with fun and excitement from coast to coast, but not every city is created equal when it comes to life after dark. Some tried-and-true nightlife centers will always be a safe bet for a good time, but less flashy locales can bring a lot of energy, too. There are as many types of party towns as there are party personalities, so why not find a scene to match your style? Consider one of these 7 legendary spots if you’re looking for a perfectly epic evening.

Miami

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South Beach has been synonymous with nightlife for ages, and nothing’s changed in recent years, except maybe the prices – Miami may be the most expensive party scene in America. However, as many South Beach devotees will attest, you get what your pay for: swanky clubs, immaculately dressed peers, and exceptionally inventive cocktail lists. From tiki bars to all-night dance clubs, it’s not hard to keep the party going all night long, regardless of your mood or desire.