All in 5 reasons to visit
Less than an hour by train from Manhattan—Greenwich on Connecticut’s famed Gold Coast, blends small-town charming coastal character with posh, big city surroundings. As the wealthiest town in Connecticut and one of the wealthiest locales in the United States, Greenwich ranked 12th in Money Magazine’s "100 Best Places to Live."
A dramatic riverfront skyline, so much art you’re literally surrounded by it and a theater on almost every corner. A place to bring your dancing shoes and party at festivals all year round, enjoy four gorgeous seasons surrounded by 13 lakes, the Mississippi River and a waterfall, and meet friendly locals who can’t wait to show you why they love living here. Meet Minneapolis.
Boise is Vibrant. Boise is Active. Boise is Unforgettable. With an active arts community and lively downtown filled with shops, restaurants, night spots, Boise is alive with entertainment options. When in Boise, do as the locals do: get outside! That’s what makes Boise, Idaho—with so many different events, sports and other exhilarating experiences, so extraordinary.
Money Magazine calls Hanover, New Hampshire one of the “Best Places to Live in America” and with good reason. Nestled in New Hampshire’s quaint Upper Valley on the picturesque Vermont border, this lively enclave literally has a river that runs through it, classic colonial architecture, renowned farm-to-table dining options, upscale shopping and well... prestigious Dartmouth College, established in 1769 and chartered before the American Revolution.
Known for the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, there are plenty of other notable reasons to visit Topeka, Kansas. From exiting year-round festivals, boutique shopping, and outdoor adventures, there are our top five reasons to visit Topeka.
Explore a different side of Florida. Relax on stretches of stunning beaches, paddle board through the largest urban park system in the country, discover extraordinary cultural and historical spots and more in Jacksonville—named one of “The New Hot Spots Where Americans Are Moving Right Now” by Realtor.com.
Welcome to the most luxurious of all American ski resorts, Beaver Creek, Colorado. But because it is so white glove, so luxurious and so family-friendly, with arguably the best grooming in the entire industry, the skiing and riding tends to get overlooked. But the heart and soul of what makes Beaver Creek tick and what makes it special is the perfectly designed village, the resort’s beating heart. Heated sidewalks ensure that no visitor must walk around town in snow, while strategically placed escalators throughout the pedestrian village mean no one need climb or descend stairs in ski boots—Beaver Creek was built from the ground up to provide the ultimate guest experience.
With the multitude of activities available in Bozeman's back yard, you'll begin to feel like a local in no time. From hiking, biking or skiing the mountains to experiencing the power of Yellowstone and its geysers—the land and waters surrounding Bozeman, Montana are magnificent ways to experience the area.
Nestled in scenic Rogue Valley—Ashland, Oregon is a place of unique beauty surrounded by hills of green within the picturesque Siskiyou Mountains. In addition to its natural beauty, Ashland offers an exhilarating mix of culture and cuisine from wineries and farmer’s markets to hiking and skiing. You’ll find something to pique your interest whether you’re adventuring for a week or just an afternoon.
On Missouri's western edge, Kansas City (sometimes making you wonder which state you're in) includes over 17 distinct neighborhoods, such as Country Club Plaza—widely known as the “Rodeo Drive of the Midwest.” The amazing thing about Kansas City is that it’s quite trendy and industrial, but if you need to take a breather from city life, rolling hills are just a short drive away.
Perched upon Chesapeake Bay, Maryland's capital city, Annapolis, revolves around the city's rich maritime traditions. Home to the United States Naval Academy, the city docks are crammed with vessels of all shapes and sizes. The charming historic district's cobblestone streets with flickering gas lamps is lined with Colonial architecture which includes 18th-century brick row homes and the domed 1700s Maryland State House. With its historic sights, water adventures and great dining and shopping, Annapolis is worthy of more than a day trip.
Jericoacoara is an idyllic peaceful fishing village situated amongst sand dunes on Brazil's East Coast of Céarà—just 3° south of the equator where it enjoys 320 sunny days a year, as well as warm air and water temperatures the whole year round. "Jeri," as it's affectionately called by the locals, is surrounded by sweet-water lagoons, a calm ocean and enormous sand dunes.
A "Kingdom of Nature" thanks to its mountainous terrain and lush flora, Saint Lucia's quaint towns, beautiful beaches and bays, mineral baths, and banana plantations are unmatched by other Caribbean Islands—Two 3,000 foot volcanic peaks rise skyward from the Caribbean Sea reigning over a unique cultural fusion of French, British and African traditions bring the island's beauty and rich heritage to life.
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.
Knoxville, Tennessee is exactly what people declare it to be: a hidden gem. You'll be amazed by the city's unique location where mountains meet music—art meets adventure and culture meets cuisine with a walkable downtown that allows you to explore and discover local music, historic architecture, art museums, parks and more through a sophisticated mix of culture served up with genuine hospitality.
A journey into the past—historic Rome is a mix of hauntingly ancient ruins, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life. Italy’s hot-blooded capital is one of the world’s most romantic and inspiring cities. Lap up the dolce vita lifestyle while gorging on art and culture, people-watch on the piazzas and feast like a Roman by finishing off your visit with gelato and a shot of un caffè. Never say espresso.
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.
There’s a lot more to Big Sky than the endless views and wide-open skies that give this Montana town its name. A traditional Western flair, complete with real cowboys that blend easily with luxury and comfort in all aspects of life. Big Sky offers unlimited access to outdoor recreation: the wet and wild whitewater experience, blue ribbon trout streams, backcountry hikes, meandering wildlife, and widespread wildflowers.
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.