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Find 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.

More Upstate New York Getaways

Columbia CountyGet Back to the Farm in Columbia County

Sleep in a renovated barn, taste food at its freshest, and roam across pastures dotted with free-range livestock just two and a half hours outside of New York.

HudsonChow Down in Hudson

With a spate of adventurous new restaurants, stylish inns, and well-curated boutiques opening, the upstate town’s buzzing even in the chillier months.

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Tri-State Area

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.

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.

East

HudsonChow Down in Hudson

With a spate of adventurous new restaurants, stylish inns, and well-curated boutiques opening, the upstate town’s buzzing even in the chillier months.

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

TucsonTaste the Flavors of Tucson

With regionally driven restaurants, up-and-coming winemakers, and a grounding in local culinary heritage, the Old Pueblo is the Southwest’s next foodie destination.

SeattleExplore the Arty Side of Seattle

With a treasure trove of indie bookshops, spots to make your own masterpieces, and imaginative chefs taking over, the city’s creative side is flourishing.

South

RaleighGet Creative in Raleigh-Durham

Outside the buzz of Charleston and Savannah, these southern cities are quietly fostering thriving art, design, and culinary scenes.

SavannahSee the Creative Side of Savannah

With design-forward shops, imaginative new restaurants, and a bumper crop of art-school kids arriving each year, Georgia's oldest city is feeling brand-new.

Midwest

Jackson HoleSkip the Slopes in Jackson Hole

The mountain town has a surprisingly rich off-piste scene, from wildlife safaris and fat biking to art galleries and brewpubs.

Kansas CityUncover Urban Cool in Kansas City

Everything’s up to date in this former railroad town: a blossoming culture and art scene, a newly hip industrial neighborhood, and food that goes beyond barbecue.

International

CaliCelebrate the Culture of Cali, Colombia

Teeming with salsa clubs, fresh fashion finds, and inventive takes on traditional cuisine, the coastal city is giving Cartagena and Medellín stiff competition.

MilanDive Into Bohemian Milan

With a thriving art scene, a bevy of outdoor markets, and hopping music clubs, Milan has become much more than Italy's couture capital.

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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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