Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs 50 Los Baños Dr., Ojo Caliente, 800/222-9162, ojocalientespa.com, from $16
Newsom's Old Mill Store 208 E. Main St., Princeton, 270/365-2482
Waterloo Records 600A N. Lamar, Austin, 512/474-2500
BookPeople 603 N. Lamar, Austin, 512/472-5050
Whole Foods Market 525 N. Lamar, Austin, 512/476-1206
Double Take 320 Aztec St., Santa Fe, 505/989-8886
How Was Your Trip?
"Europe was brilliant!" says Beth Hicken, pictured in Tuscany with Sara Murdock; we coached the two Idaho firefighters in November. "We followed your advice and remained flexible, and everything turned out practically perfect."
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.