Going out for drinks doesn’t mean finding the best happy hour money can buy anymore. The uptick of studied bartenders, small-batch spirit makers, and Instagram-worthy locales stretch from coast-to-coast, practically guaranteeing you can find a proper drink wherever you go. Here's our take on 5 U.S. cities for the best cocktails.
On the shore of Lake Garda, you'll find Gardone Riviera—considered a genuine "botanical garden" where the vegetation blends with European, Mediterranean and sub-tropical plant species. Gardone Riviera offers its guests a striking lakefront boulevard that hosts cultural events and famous walled-residence of poet Gabriele d’Annunzio.
Mont-Tremblant—the highest peak in the Laurentian Mountains—is a picturesque dream, home to world-class skiing (voted #1 in Eastern North America by the readers of Ski Magazine), bountiful lakes, Alpine hiking, quaint villages designed for shopping, Scandinavian baths, and even a secluded mountain top casino to try your luck at.
Perched 10,000 feet above sea level and nestled within the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico is the fascinating village of Taos. Mysterious and spiritual, dramatic yet peaceful, the scenery in this distant setting is simply breathtaking. Taos is full of juxtapositions that give one pause. Known for its dramatic peaks, black steeps and deeps, this is a place where extreme skiers, hardy mountaineers, nature lovers, creative artists, haute cuisine, and native peoples live in harmony.