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Memphis

Find Fresh Art in Memphis

With a cluster of new galleries, plans for a behemoth art space, and street murals galore, the Memphis art scene is having a moment.

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NashvilleGo Beyond Country in Nashville

Modern speakeasies, new record shops, and local indie bands offer an alternative to the Opry.

CharlestonRide the Waves in Charleston

South Carolina's coastal city offers a growing surf scene and a host of other beachy activities.


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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

Napa ValleyGet Moving in Napa Valley

Best known for world-class wines and dining, Napa Valley is also drawing adventure-minded travelers with biking, hiking, and other adrenaline-pumping ways to explore the vineyard-filled landscape.

AshlandDive Into High Culture in Ashland

With fewer crowds (and lower prices) at its internationally renowned Shakespeare festival and an ever-thriving local arts scene, now’s the ideal time to visit this cultural oasis in woodsy Southern Oregon.

South

LouisvilleFind Design Inspiration in Louisville

New curated and custom furniture shops have cropped up alongside traditional antiques dealers, making this Kentucky city a design-hound destination.

RichmondTap Into the New South in Richmond

Revitalized neighborhoods, new cultural attractions, and a rising culinary scene are rejuvenating Virginia’s capital.

Midwest

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.

DetroitHit the Peninsulas in Traverse City

With farms, vineyards, and foraging chefs, this bucolic retreat in northern Michigan is a rising destination for food lovers.

International

Panama CityTaste the Roots of Fusion Cuisine in Panama City

As Panama’s famous canal turns 100, its capital’s diverse foodie scene—from the bustling fish market to experimental restaurants—is experiencing a rebirth, placing the city at a culinary crossroads.

TallinnExplore Art and Design in Tallinn, Estonia

With new design hotels and an emerging alternative arts scene, this sunshiny port city, known for its crumbling colonial charm, is experiencing a surge of cool.

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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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