New York Ranked Best US City to Celebrate Oktoberfest: Study - NBC New York

New York Ranked Best US City to Celebrate Oktoberfest: Study

It's everyone's favorite time of year to drink steins of beer and eat pretzels

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    New York Ranked Best US City to Celebrate Oktoberfest: Study
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    What to Know

    • New York City has taken the top spot in WalletHub’s ranking of the best places in the U.S. to celebrate Oktoberfest in 2018

    • Despite having the highest average beer price, NYC still ranked 1st with the most accessible bars and the most German restaurants per capita

    • Buffalo, Jersey City and Newark also cracked the top 100; Portland, Oregon and Cincinnati, Ohio took 2nd and 3rd

    Can’t afford to fly all the way to Germany for Oktoberfest this year? No worries--there is a great place to celebrate the beer-filled festival closer to home.

    New York City has taken the top spot in WalletHub’s ranking of the best places in the U.S. to celebrate Oktoberfest in 2018.

    The personal finance website compared 100 of the country’s largest cities based on how well they balance cost and fun, ranking them based on factors like the number of beer gardens and volume of the German population.

    Despite having the highest average beer price, NYC was able to reign supreme in the rankings overall with the most accessible bars and the most German restaurants per capita.

    Portland, Oregon and Cincinnati, Ohio took the second and third spots on the list respectively.

    Buffalo, Jersey City and Newark also cracked the top 100. 

    The full list of rankings can be found on WalletHub’s website.

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