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5 Last-Minute Places to Ring in New Year’s Eve

by Kimberly Krol Inlander

Dec 29, 2020

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Still looking for New Year’s Eve plans? It’s 2020, so you’re not alone. Many might stay home, but if you’ve got the itch to get out and go, might we suggest these five places.


Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, New Jersey
This one is easy for those near New York City or Philadelphia. End 2020 by trying your luck on the casino floor at Borgata, boasting 15 eateries. On Dec. 31, Borgata is giving away $2,020 Bonus SLOT DOLLARS to one lucky winner every 20 minutes noon–7 p.m. And the New Year’s Eve Sweepstakes gives away $1,000 Bonus SLOT DOLLARS to one lucky winner every 10 minutes 8 p.m.–midnight.


Surety Hotel
Stick with your quarantine bubble at Des Moines’ Surety Hotel. When you book a signature king room, receive celebratory party favors, including a bottle of prosecco and New Year’s Eve hats. Couples can book a five-course meal at the hotel’s Mulberry Street Tavern.


The MC Hotel
Community and culture collide at Montclair, New Jersey’s, The MC Hotel. The property boasts three options to ring in 2021, including a two-hour gathering on New Jersey’s hottest rooftop, Alto. A special menu from executive chef Amber Lancaster will be served at on-site Allegory. For those staying overnight, the MC’s 2021 New Year’s Eve Special allows guests to enjoy Alto, receive a surprise welcome amenity, have brunch on New Year’s Day and a late check-out at 2 p.m.


The Rooms at Fitler Club
Philadelphia’s Fitler Club offers something for everyone this New Year’s Eve. The Garden Experience is held sy Fitler Club’s Igloo Village. The disco-themed event is $800 per igloo, with a maximum of four people per igloo, and includes 2021 swag, a unique twist on the ball drop and a royal menu.


Geneva on the Lake
For a romantic New Year’s Eve, enjoy one night in a cozy studio or suite at Geneva on the Lake, in New York’s Finger Lakes region. The offer includes a bottle of sparkling Brut, a charcuterie board for two, noisemakers and a candlelight, gourmet, three-course dinner for two.


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