In Santa Monica, residents enjoy swinging on the monkey bars at the beach as much as they enjoy exploring the city’s culinary scene, which is a playground itself. Even if it means braving Los Angeles traffic, that’s all the more reason to stay longer than just an afternoon. Here’s how to spend 24 hours in Santa Monica.
From concert halls to bars, Nashville abounds with music venues that attract guitar-toting songsmiths from all over the nation. Many of the city’s best music havens also serve food, so sit back and check out local, national and emerging talent—all while enjoying fried catfish, Angus beef burgers and more.
San Diego’s sheer number of hiking trails and bars means two equally respectable activities can collide. Here’s a roundup of our favorite trails and the top bars to hit up post-hike.