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Albuquerque

Pedal 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.

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MarfaFind Your Inner Film Buff in Marfa

The tiny Far West Texas town is best known for its visual arts scene, but movie obsessives will find plenty to love: film festivals, famously cinematic desertscapes, and bona fide Hollywood history.

Santa FeSee the Contemporary Side of Santa Fe

It's still the capital of southwestern décor and turquoise jewelry, but a growing alternative art scene is giving the city a new layer of vibrancy.

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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

CambridgeExplore the Creative Side of Cambridge

With innovative restaurants, funky design boutiques, and one of the country's hottest theaters, this cultural hub outside of Boston offers much more than just Ivy League pomp.

BaltimoreGo Neighborhood-Hopping in Baltimore

The city’s once-grungy northern districts have transformed into a thriving area with hip boutiques, destination restaurants, and a homegrown art-and-nightlife scene.

West

Carmel ValleyChill Out and Drink Up in Carmel Valley

Bypass ritzy Carmel-by-the-Sea and venture inland to this burgeoning wine region, with intimate tasting rooms, seasonal new eateries, and modern takes on ranch living.

HonoluluExplore the Hip Side of Honolulu

The Hawaiian capital is hopping, with a spate of stylish new hotels and boutiques, a thriving young fashion scene, and less-crowded beaches (and lower prices) in the off-season.

South

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.

BirminghamRock Out in Birmingham

With a spate of small new venues attracting big-time bands and fresh record labels curating local talent, Birmingham has moved well beyond old-time rock and roll.

Midwest

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.

ClevelandSee Cutting-Edge Contemporary Art in Cleveland

This Rust Belt city is transforming into a thriving art hub thanks to two stunning new museum openings and a growing number of galleries.

International

ViennaDiscover the Contemporary Side of Vienna

The city of opera and imperial grandeur is moving into the future with design-driven urban projects, a growing young art scene, and restaurants venturing far beyond tafelspitz.

MadridSee the Modern Side of Madrid

Economic setbacks haven't slowed the pulse of the Spanish capital, where lively cafés, innovative culinary concepts, and arty boutiques are thriving.

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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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