Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world, dating to 3000 B.C., and has been continuously inhabited for at least 3,000 years.
With its crystal-clear waters, green spaces and impressive architecture, Stockholm might just be one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Venice's ancient waterways, astonishing architecture and historic charm make it a port city not to be missed.
Chicago, a great city on the water, is known for its sky-scraping architecture, eclectic neighborhoods, midwestern hospitality and formidable winters.
Considered the gateway to Latin and Central America, Miami, Florida is a vibrant and colorful city known for bikinis, beaches and beautiful people.
Vancouver has grown into a culturally diverse metropolis, and its Pacific waterfront and myriad attractions lure hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
Cape Town is a small city with cultural influences from all over, creating one of the most cosmopolitan places in the world.
Offering sophistication, culture, the arts and the natural beauty of parks, beaches and one of the world's most dramatic harbors, Hong Kong is the world's city.
With world-class shopping and dining, beach and harbor activities, and easy day trips, Sydney and its grand waterfront leave little for any traveler to desire.
We're highlighting nine cities on the water that have leveraged their more industrial pasts to flourish into world-renowned waterfront destinations.