With trendy cocktails on the rise, try one of these iconic American bars the next time you travel. From New York City to Miami we’ve picked out the top five for you.
Bemelmans Bar: Inside the Carlyle Hotel in New York City lies this whimsical and elegant cocktail bar. Named after Ludwig Bemelmans, the man behind the children’s book, “Madeline,” this bar is decorated with 24 karat gold leaf ceilings and murals from the iconic children’s book, showing scenes from Central Park.
Biltmore Bar: This historical bar was built in the 1920’s inside of Miami’s famous Biltmore Hotel. With old-school elegance and a glamorous charm, this bar was a hotspot for Hollywood icons such as Judy
Garland back in the day, and remains a haven for those looking for a sophisticated place to grab a drink.
The Carousel Bar: This crafty New Orleans bar, located inside the French Quarter’s Hotel Montelone, is truly an icon; it looks and spins like a carousel! With authentic New Orleans cuisine and cocktails, this bar also has local music and a great ambiance.
The Chandelier: In a city filled with phenomenal bars, The Chandelier at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas stands out for its elegant and opulent feel. As you enter you’ll be welcomed to three experiences – art, play and cocktail haven. One of their signature cocktails is a Thai- inspired drink named the Fire-Breathing Dragon.
JIMMY: Appropriately, named the JIMMY at the James, you will find elegance at here. This sleek roof-top bar overlooking SoHo provides guests with incredible views of the city, a chance to take a dip in the pool, and amazing classic cocktails and light bites that will make you forget about the hustle and bustle of New York City.