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Get Cultured in Brussels

Belgium’s once-stuffy corporate capital has discovered its creative side, welcoming new cutting-edge galleries, concept shops, boutique hotels, and more.

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AarhusParty With the Culturati in Aarhus

Home to a stunning, rainbow-roofed museum and a rapidly rising arts scene, Denmark’s second-largest city is stealing more than a bit of Copenhagen’s thunder.

San SebastianSavor the Tastes of Spain in San Sebastián

This thriving seaside Basque city has solidified its status as a culinary capital with a gleaming new cooking school, remarkable bar food, and three-star Michelin restaurants.

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Tristate Area

Sullivan CountySee the Sophisticated Side of Sullivan County

The historic heart of the Borscht Belt is getting a stylish makeover with design-forward accommodations and artisanal everything, from cider to clothing.

WassaicFind Your Inner Artist in Wassaic

Creative city-dwellers are flocking to this pastoral Dutchess County hamlet, transforming it into an enclave for artists and art-lovers alike.

East

MontrealStay Up Late in Montreal

This Quebec destination city has three-story megaclubs, indie-music venues, and plenty of innovative watering holes for nightlife lovers.

WhistlerDiscover the Off-Season Outdoors in Whistler

Long known as a powder junkie's utopia, the town's gorgeous terrain—not to mention a buzzing culinary scene and more wallet-friendly prices—make it well worth an off-season visit.

West

AspenSee the Creative Side of Aspen

Powder season and the X Games get all the hype, but there’s a thriving artistic side to this Rocky Mountain town year round.

Santa BarbaraSip Something New in Santa Barbara

The Santa Ynez Valley has become a new frontier for young winemakers, with chic new tasting rooms and creative ways to explore the bounty of this West Coast beach town.

South

Virginia’s Piedmont RegionDrink and Dine in Virginia’s Piedmont Region

Central Virginia’s food-and-wine country is a gourmand’s paradise, with verdant vineyards, sophisticated new restaurants, and hands-on culinary experiences galore.

Greensboro–Winston-SalemDiscover Greensboro–Winston-Salem’s New Cool

The former textile towns are undergoing a renaissance thanks to stylish boutique hotels, inventive restaurants and breweries, and a vibrant arts scene.

Midwest

MinneapolisDig In and Drink Up in Minneapolis

With a growing roster of breweries and distilleries and a food scene that’s modern yet mindful of local heritage, Minneapolis has emerged as a capital of midwestern cool.

Grand RapidsGo Gourmet in Grand Rapids

The West Michigan city's food scene is heating up, with local chefs and brewmasters capitalizing on the region's agricultural bounty.

International

San Cristóbal de las CasasFind Art and History in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Recently named a UNESCO “Creative City of Folk Art,” this Colonial town in southern Mexico boasts an arts scene with a rich heritage and contemporary energy.

ZagrebDiscover Art and Design in Zagreb

With a flourishing street-art scene, eye-catching museums, and a wave of design pop-ups, Croatia's capital city is a new standout for art lovers.

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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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