Cities We Love

Recommendations for the world’s best urban adventures—and what to do once you’re there.

What it’s like basking in the beauty of the Jungfrau Region and Interlaken, according to one inveterate AFAR traveler.
As an AFAR travel expert discovered, a magnificent, best-in-class journey awaits on this legendary train. Here are his tips for doing it right.
A recent five-day trip to Dubrovnik and its surrounding area had it all: boating, beaches, amazing food and wine, and historic villas to call home.
An AFAR writer grabs his skis and explores the many ways to fuel up in high style in this renowned Alpine town.
The Queen City’s recent developments are making it a metropolis for brewmasters and bankers alike.
A coast-to-coast look at the culinary oases that keep us coming back for more.
Whether you’re here for a memorable night out or a scoop of ice cream and a stroll, use this guide to explore NYC’s South Street Seaport neighborhood.
Brimming with charming boutiques, architecture, and more, the historic Georgetown area is a visual treat for every type of traveler.
Bargains still exist in this pricey city. You only need to know where to go—just consult our Sunday Funday itinerary.
From a fifth-generation distillery to master leather makers, these craftspeople are at the heart of Sheridan’s heritage—and they’re sure to inspire you.
With fewer crowds, more comfortable temperatures, and new events, fall is a great time to discover some of America’s cities. Here are eight places we love this time of year.
Find out how one of the borough’s leading voices today, Ghetto Gastro’s Jon Gray, uses food to connect his community to the world.
Ghetto Gastro co-founder Jon Gray shows us his favorite Black-owned outposts in his home borough, the Bronx.
With historic food halls, a Latin American market, and more authentic culinary experiences, it’s no wonder that folks flock to NoMa to satiate their tastebuds.
Whether you enjoy food, music, history, or culture, Southwest and The Wharf has something for everyone in an eco-friendly environment.
How the city helped activist-turned-entrepreneur Tenicka Boyd merge fashion, travel, and community into her own inspired way of life.
We tapped a Harlem resident who effortlessly embodies the neighborhood’s mix of style, culture, and community for all the best places to discover here.
It’s never too soon to dream about your next great road trip.
For the people. Well, and the boroughs and books, the pupusas and the pizza, the museums—and the many, many (many) opinions about every single one of those things. And because no matter what, New York—and those who live here—endure.
America’s cities were hit hard by the pandemic, but they’ve roared back to life with new attractions, a renewed focus on outdoor spaces, and plenty of dining and hotel options. Here are seven particularly exciting places for the coming months.
Deep in the historical city of San Antonio, new developments are brewing.
With salmon fishing (and eating), craft breweries, hiking trails, and a thriving local art scene, there’s a lot to love about Anchorage.