Here are the 10 cities you should schlep to next year.
1. Washington, D.C.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in 2015, at which time it will be America’s only national museum devoted to African-American culture.
2. El Chalten, Argentina
There are glaciers, lake and waterfalls galore around here, which make it a great place for adventure. Plus, 2015 marks the spot’s 30th birthday.
3. Milan, Italy
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Yes, Milan is Milan, but the fashion capital will also play host to Expo 2015 from May through October.
4. Zermatt, Switzerland
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It’s a famous mountain resort town and it will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Edward Whymper’s ascent of the Matterhorn.
5. Valletta, Malta
The stunningly underrated Maltese capital will celebrate the big 4-5-0 since the Great Siege back in 1565.
6. Plovdiv, Bulgaria
The Bulgarian city has a beautifully-kept Old Town, killer nightlife and enough quirkiness and history to make it worth your while. In short, 2015 will show that Plovdiv is under-the-radar no longer.
7. Salisbury, UK
The city, not far from Stonehenge, is home to the best-preserved original copy of the Magna Carta, which is marking its 800th birthday in 2015. Expect festivals and revelry galore.
8. Vienna, Austria
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You’re undoubtedly familiar with the famed Austrian city. But 2015 marks a LOT of birthdays for the European capital, including the 150th birthday of the Ringstrasse.
9. Chennai, India
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The long-overlooked metropolis will be home to India’s first integrated mass transit system come 2015.
10. Toronto, Canada
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Roughly 250,000 visitors will descend on the city for the Pan American Games in 2015.