Brooklyn Bridge (Photo: PaulSteinJC via flickr/CC Attribution)
What's America's best-kept secret? Some of the country's most interesting, exceptional cities offer more than meets the eye. We’re talking exciting destinations where communities have rallied around local arts districts and developing downtowns, or historical meccas (big and small) where contemporary updates have revitalized old attractions. For a fresh take on your next U.S. vacation, visit one of these 10 up-and-coming American cities.