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Florence

Discover 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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RomeUnearth Avant-Garde Art in Old-World Rome

The contemporary MAXII museum bolsters the city's growing modern-art scene.

NaplesGet Your Art Fix in Naples

New museums, galleries, and public projects are lending a contemporary edge to this southern Italian city.

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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

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.

PortsmouthCoast Into the Creative Scene of Portsmouth

The seaside New Hampshire city is America’s third-oldest, but a slew of recently opened locavore restaurants, shops, and boutique hotels have it feeling brand-new.

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

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

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.

OxfordFind a Modern Spin on History in Oxford

Everything old is new again in the City of Dreaming Spires—from just-opened museums to a spate of boutique hotels built in some of the city’s most historic spots.

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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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