For many guys, going to a strip club is not all it's cracked up to be. The biggest reason for this is a lack of understanding. There are easy things any guy can do to make a trip to a gentlemen's club more enjoyable and much of it has to do with the attitude you bring through the doors. If you go with the idea that you're going to hook up, then you might as well stay home and message random girls on Facebook. If you go with the idea that it's an evening of entertainment and nothing more, you will be much more likely to enjoy your time. Besides that change of attitude, here are some specific tips that can improve your experience.
When you first enter a strip club, take a moment to survey the lay of the land. Especially for first timers, entering the club can be a nerve-wracking time. Your eyes immediately jump to the stage and nothing more. You may be enveloped in a feeling of embarrassment, especially if you've come alone. There's nothing you can do about these feelings, but you would be wise to bury them if you want to have a good time. Note the stage and note the seating. Try to sit away from aisles and areas that will be heavily trafficked. This includes any tables near the bathrooms or by the entrance.
If you want to get a lap dance, watch the dancers carefully before you choose. You'll notice that they come in two varieties. There are those who are self absorbed and standoffish (they will often be staring into a mirror as they dance or sometimes off into thin air) and then there are those who are engaging the customers. You'll want to get one of the latter kind to do your lap dance if you want to feel anything resembling personal interaction. Then again, some guys like to act as though they're looking at precious works of art through five inches of glass at a rare museum. If this describes you, then maybe you want the aloof dancer. But if that's true, then why do you want a lap dance in the first place?
Finally, bring plenty of money but know your limits. A pocketful of singles can go a long way in a strip club so you really do not have to plan on emptying your bank account for a nice night out. On the other hand, if you come with just your debit card, you're going to have a hard time getting any personal attention from the dancers.