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Strip rated No. 1 New Year’s Eve party destination

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Fireworks erupt over Planet Hollywood and the Strip on New Year’s Eve 2009.

Deciding to spend New Year's Eve gallivanting on the Strip in Las Vegas? You're not alone.

For the sixth year in a row, discount travel site Priceline.com has ranked the Las Vegas Strip as the No. 1 New Year's Eve party destination.

Las Vegas was represented six times on the list: North Las Vegas Boulevard, South Las Vegas Boulevard and "Strip Vicinity North" were ranked 1, 3 and 12, respectively.

"Near Strip East" and "Near Strip West" were ranked 27 and 31, respectively, while the Convention Center came in 28.

New York City placed on the list 11 times with Times Square/Theater District ranked second on the list.

Other cities with multiple rankings include Miami, New Orleans, Orlando, Chicago, San Francisco and Boston.

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  1. Wah-Hoo!!! Las Vegas tops a list for something good. Now we can forget about the foreclosures, unemployment and education because, for tonight, we are the party capital of the world.

    Happy New Year and here's to hoping we survive 2011.

  2. Las Vegas is and remains the ultimate tourist destination by far. Macau took a piece of the cake recently and is still growing at fast pace. However, this is only one Las Vegas on this planet. That's a fact.
    There are some things that are not perfect, and some issues, and things that people whish should be changed. However, in summary, I agree with this comment.
    Happy New Year, Las Vegas :)

    From Switzerland