With over 25,000 university students, Nebraska’s capital is livelier than you’d expect– and will be home to a number of celebrations for the state’s 150th anniversary next year.
California’s Low Desert
With hip new hotels opening every year and plenty of restored mid-century rentals available, the Coachella Valley has become theweekend getaway spot for L.A.’s cool kids. Want proof? Even the Obamas are moving here next year after reportedly buying a house just outside of Palm Springs.
Montana’s Flathead Valley
Considered the gateway to Glacier National Park, this massive wilderness area in northwestern Montana is home to some of America’s most stunning landscapes. But you need to go now—climate change is real; some estimate that the park’s glaciers could mostly disappear by 2020.
Atlanta is no longer just the place you hangout during your Delta layovers. In addition to having its own version of New York’s Highline called The Beltline, sports fans anticipate the opening of a brand new stadium in 2017 which will bring Atlanta’s first Major League Soccer team to town.
New York’s Adirondack Mountains
Larger than Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains and Yosemite National Parks combined, the Adirondacks are home to some of New York’s most beautiful scenery. Be sure to visit the Wild Center‘s new elevated trail through the tree tops in Tupper Lake for some of the region’s best views.
Texas Hill Country Wine Region
Did you know that Texas has over 70 wineries? Go on a mini road trip along Wine Road 290 in Hill Country and you’ll discover some surprisingly good Tempranillos, Malbecs and Cabernets along the way.
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Travelers looking for a Rocky Mountain high (no, not that kindof high) will be happy to hear that Denver is bringing back the Ski Train for the 2016-2017 winter season to take people from the newly restored Union Station straight to the slopes.
Florida’s Emerald Coast
Once referred to as the “Redneck Riviera,” this often overlooked part of Florida’s Gulf Coast is getting fancy (celebs like Sandra Bullock have been spotted here), but if you go now you’ll still find it affordable. For example, rooms at the region’s first 5-star property, The Henderson, start at $225.