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This Texas city attracts all the ladies as No. 1 party town for bachelorettes

This Texas city attracts the ladies as No. 1 town for bachelorettes

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Austin tops a new ranking from Thumbtack as the No. 1 most popular destination for bachelorette parties. Photo by Shelley Neuman

It seems the ladies really do like to party down South, especially in Austin. The city tops a new list as the hottest destination for bachelorette parties this year.

Thumbtack's rankings were determined by the number of bachelorette party-related requests the site received for each city. Austin garnered the highest number of requests from bachelorettes looking to let loose before their wedding. And that doesn't just mean pole-dancing lessons; in fact, the most popular activities in Austin might surprise you.

The top five requests were personal chefs, cooking lessons, bartenders, event catering, and event photography. Researchers shared that food-related requests were also extremely popular in the Capital City, with keywords such as "farm-to-table," "healthy," and "vegetarian" popping up frequently.

Healthy eating was a popular focus for bachelorettes, but that doesn't mean that these ladies weren't also looking to splurge. More unconventional requests included candy buffet services and tarot card reading.

On a national level, personal chefs and cooking lessons topped the list, followed by party bus rentals, massage therapy, and event makeup.

Other hot destinations for the last fling before the ring were Las Vegas, Chicago, New York, and Miami. To view the full list, head over to Thumbtack.