Wherever you are in Barcelona, there’s always something to see nearby around the neighbourhood or district: jewels of home-grown Catalan architecture, modernisme, and contemporary architecture, markets that are a treat for the senses, treasures of the ancient Roman and medieval city, parks where you can unwind.
#2 British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands are a collection of 60 unspoiled islands that pack the best of the Caribbean into one convenient destination. Shhh. They like to think of them as nature’s little secrets.
#3 New York City
Breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, the Empire State Building and One World Observatory. Exhibits from throughout history at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum and New York Hall of Science. Thrilling performances at Lincoln Center, BAM and Barclays Center. Attractions in NYC suit all tastes.
#4 Playa del Carmen, Mexico
You’re going to love Playa del Carmen… everyone does. It’s a beautiful, quiet vacation paradise 45 minutes down the coast from the crowded and overgrown Cancun Mexico. Playa del Carmen is known mainly for white sand beaches, turquoise waters and a laid back vibe. Not too long ago it was a fishing village, that has now become the #1 destination in Mexico.
#5 Santa Fe
Santa Fe, New Mexico is a magical, exuberant, colorful journey at any time of year. It’s legendary history and culture will fascinate and inspire you. The art galleries and diverse visual arts span ancient traditional art to the most contemporary, making it one of the largest and most important art markets in the country.
On the island of Oahu, learn to ride the waves in Waikiki where surfing was born or catch a big-wave surf meet on Oahu’s famed North Shore. Between sunrise and sunset, you’ll have hours to explore the hottest farm to table restaurants, browse the latest designer and local fashions, check out the urban art scene in Chinatown or stroll into Hawaii’s history at Iolani Palace.
#7 Scottsdale, Arizona
Scottsdale is a desert city in Arizona east of state capital Phoenix. It’s known for its spa resorts and golf courses, including TPC Scottsdale. Farther north, trails wind through McDowell Sonoran Preserve, a desertscape of hills, rock formations and cacti.