Cities We Love

Get ideas for city getaways and urban adventures—and what to do once you’re there.

Visiting Charleston doesn’t have to break the bank—you can get a great sense of the city while saving your vacation budget to spend on fried chicken, she-crab soup, and craft cocktails.
We’ve decoded what’s where on the Charleston peninsula and beyond so you can navigate the quickly growing city with ease.
Unlike other best-of lists, Resonance’s annual ranking considers a city’s diversity, cultural programming, safety, number of parks, even sunny days.
An abundance of merry, seasonal activities, cozy hotels, and family-friendly restaurants make the Holy City the ideal December escape.
A restaurateur, a folk artist, and an urban designer dish about their favorite places to spend time in the Holy City.
Major metropolises are often known for their innovation and creativity, but these smaller towns and cities punch above their weight.
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.
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