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Winter Travel 2014: The Beachist

Locals from Coromandel to Curaçao share their snorkeling, sunbathing, and iguana-stewing tips. It's the Urbanist, but with more sand.

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Coromandel PeninsulaNew Zealand: Coromandel Peninsula

Natural Jacuzzis, human hamster wheels, smoked eel.

Puerto EscondidoMexico: Puerto Escondido

Moonlit turtle marches, mountain mezcal, venom therapy.


providence

Tri-State Area

MillbrookSavor the Season in Millbrook

As the days grow shorter, head to the farms and vineyards of this uncrowded Hudson Valley town for late-season wine tastings, seasonal dinners, and top-tier organic cheeses and meats.

North ForkToast to Harvest Season in the North Fork

Celebrating fall on Long Island means drinking at new wineries, eating freshly harvested oysters, and enjoying farm-fresh produce at weekend food festivals.

East

Martha's VineyardTaste Fall Flavors on Martha’s Vineyard

After the summer crowds fold up their umbrellas is when this island really shines: Water temperatures rise, hotel rates drop, and the culinary scene takes off during the fall harvest.

BuffaloExplore Architecture in Buffalo

With rehabbed architectural gems, stylish hotels, and innovative new restaurants, the upstate city now has far more to recommend outside of chicken wings.

West

Western Sierra NevadaTake a Fresh Look at the Western Sierra Nevada

As Yosemite National Park celebrates its 150th anniversary, a spate of updated lodging options, award-winning wineries, and gourmet restaurants have the surrounding area feeling brand new.

AlbuquerquePedal Your Way Through Albuquerque

With miles of trails, food-focused cycling tours, and breweries and wineries accessible by bike, the best way to explore New Mexico’s biggest city is on two wheels.

South

AustinChow Down and Drink Up in Austin

With notable new restaurants, an ever-burgeoning bar scene, and plenty of design-friendly spots to sleep off an epic meal, there's never been a better time to eat and drink in the Texas capital.

AtlantaExplore the Arty Side of Atlanta

Thanks to revitalized neighborhoods full of young, creative types, a new wave of public art, and lots of love from the film industry, the “Hollywood of the South” isn’t just for rappers anymore.

Midwest

CincinnatiCheck Out Cincinnati’s New Cool

Long known for its industrial past, the city is getting new life from craft breweries, bold new restaurants, and a major neighborhood transformed.

Ann ArborDiscover the Arty Side of Ann Arbor

With experimental new art spaces, a thriving gallery scene, and a burgeoning cocktail culture, this midwestern city offers much more than the typical college-town charms.

International

BilbaoGo Beyond the Guggenheim in Bilbao

Eye-catching modern architecture, wildly inventive cuisine, and fresh takes on Basque tradition have transformed the industrial port city.

FlorenceDiscover Fresh Fashion in Florence

With a new crop of design shops and young creatives moving in, the ancient city is experiencing a Renaissance of its own.

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The Travel Planner

Forget Paris...and London, and Berlin, and BeijingForget Paris ... and London, and Berlin, and Beijing

Head to these lesser-known cities for equally fine wine, just-as-ancient architecture, and even-more-secret warehouse parties.

NORTHEAST U.S.

BeaconHudson Valley

Beacon is host to a slew of new independent galleries, art cafés, and design stores.

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CamdenCamden, Maine

Skip lobster in favor of the town’s vineyards, farm markets, and cooking schools.

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BostonBoston Harbor

The revitalized waterfront is packed with luxury hotels and great restaurants.

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MontaukMontauk

A crush of newly renovated hotels, boutiques, and off-the-beaten-path seafood spots are revitalizing the classic beach town.

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