The best place to celebrate Oktoberfest is in Munich. Since you're not planning to go to Germany this year, might as well see if you can get an authentic experience somewhere closer.

loading... just ranked the 100 biggest cities in the country from the best to worst place to celebrate Oktoberfest.

The rankings are based on things like a city's number of Oktoberfest festivals, beer gardens, and German restaurants. They also looked at everything from walkability to sausage prices.

The best American cities for Oktoberfest are:

  1. Cincinnati
  2. New York City
  3. Portland, Oregon
  4. Philadelphia
  5. Denver
  6. St. Louis
  7. Madison, Wisconsin
  8. Orlando
  9. Pittsburgh
  10. Columbus, Ohio

The 10 worst are:

  1. San Bernardino, California
  2. Anchorage, Alaska
  3. North Las Vegas
  4. St. Petersburg, Florida
  5. Memphis
  6. Chula Vista, California
  7. Riverside, California
  8. Fremont, California
  9. Newark, New Jersey
  10. Garland, Texas.

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