France's efficient train system makes it possible to explore another part of the country and still be back in Paris for dinner. Pick the town that plays to your passions, whether you favor Impressionist-style gardens, Europe's grandest palace, quaint medieval streets, or Champagne cellars.
What does it feel like to live in the Coolest Small Town in America? Ask the folks in Grand Marais, Minnesota, who earned the top spot in our 10th annual contest. Their town showed us the perfect blend of edgy, sweet, beautiful, and travel-worthy that adds up to “cool” in our book. Read on to stoke your wanderlust.