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10 Sunny Cities Prime For Summer Party Time

These destinations boast some of the biggest fun under the sun. So start planning a trek to party with your toes near water or in the sand, with drinks in hand. Just don't forget to make it a Malibu Island Spiced Rum cocktail – only 70 calories per serving!

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1. Los Angeles

Even if the beach isn't your thing, California offers some choices when it comes to fun in the sun. Must-see summer party stops are centered around the hotel pool, where coolness rules the rad view from The Standard in Downtown L.A., and palm trees frame the Wet party at The Roosevelt.

2. Asbury Park, NJ

If the runaround of the typical Jersey Shore isn't your speed, Asbury Park is a beachside haunt with tons of history and character. Rife with live music right on the boardwalk, good times are anchored by the legendary Stone Pony and its special extended outdoor stage in the summer.

4. Pensacola, FL

Parties along the panhandle of Florida may not be for everyone, but for many, the summer is spent along Gulf Shores. The best spot is Flora-Bama, straddling the state line with Alabama, complete with a marina and yacht club right on the party premises.

5. Las Vegas, NV

Pool parties rule the scene in Vegas as hotels open their doors to dance culture. With Rehab at the Hard Rock setting the bar, major players always manage to make stops at parties like Wet Republic at the MGM Grand or Encore Beach at the Wynn.

6. Waikiki Beach, HI

This paradise in the Pacific is also an amazing spot to party when the sun goes down. Hotels play host to seamless happy hour-turned-dance parties at places like Duke's and Rum Fire right on the beach.

7. South Padre Island, TX

This Southwest spot is growing outside of its famed traffic over spring break with the addition of party-friendly beach resorts and music festivals, like the Isla Del Sol Fest over Labor Day.

8. Provincetown, MA

Outside of holidays, Provincetown is a spacious Northeast kingdom of party times alternative to more populated areas of The Cape and The Hamptons. People flock to the shores for regular parties like the one on the Boatslip deck, which commences at 4pm every afternoon.

10. New York, NY

They say everyone loves to leave New York in the summer, but it's still possible to throw down in the heart of the concrete jungle. Rooftop ragers with rotating DJ talent dominate in the summer, with killer views to boot, at venues like Le Bain and both Gansevoort hotel locations.

MALIBU ® Caribbean Rum with Coconut Liqueur & Natural Spices, with Truvia® Sweetener. 30% Alc./Vol. (60 Proof) ©2013 Imported by Pernod Ricard USA, Purchase, NY
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*when mixed with your favorite zero calorie mixer. Limes and other garnishes may add calories

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