When having a party, wedding or event… the venue is EVERYTHING!
Picking a great venue when you are out of town or planning a function out of town can be difficult. Fortunately there are great websites out there that not only let you look high and low for a great place. Search by venue size, the pricing, and more even get contact information to ask more questions and ultimately book. In the USA and abroad there are great websites such as Air BNB which make it easy to find a great spot for your next big event.
When looking for a venue many factors will come into play. Are you looking to rent this out commercially or are you allowed to? How many guests can you have, what are the rates or consequences if your party goes above and beyond? These along with a whole line of other questions should be answered prior to you booking your place. There are many places that you may rent that can prove to be troublesome in terms of the logistics of throwing the party or the finances. If you have put a deposit down then you may not be entitled to getting it back. Different venues have different policies about problems such as this; but the best way to at least try to avoid these issues is by planning ahead.
You may want to consult with a travel guide or at least many google searches when looking for a venue or doing your research on one before picking it. The area surrounding it can be a very important factor such as safety, pricing, parking, access to necessities and more. Enjoy your venue hunt!