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View of Uffizi Gallery from Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy
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5 Favorite Inspiring Art Destinations

September 24, 2015

From the watercolor deserts of New Mexico to the unfathomable architecture of Florence to the crystalline waters of Tahiti, the world around us has inspired countless works of literature and fine art. Here we take a closer look at five inspiring destinations the world over with histories steeped in art and literature.


Santa Fe, New Mexico

Late afternoon at Ghost Ranch outside of Santa Fe Dean_Fikar/iStock/Thinkstock

Known for its famed Canyon Road and stark natural beauty, Santa Fe has long been a regional cultural center.

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Berkshires, Massachusetts

Norman Rockwell Museum © Jeremy Clowe

The Berkshires is a slice of Americana as beautiful and captivating as the Norman Rockwell paintings created here.

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Florence, Italy

The Ponte Vecchio

Fueled by the wealth of the influential Medici family, the art and innovation that flourished in the city during the 15th century sparked the birth of the Italian Renaissance.

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Tahitian Islands

Bora Bora © Paul Gauguin Cruises

With its richly layered history of art and literature, French Polynesia has welcomed and inspired iconic writers, as well as famed artists like Paul Gauguin.

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Paris, France

© Hemra/iStock/Thinkstock Moulin Rouge

It’s nearly impossible to think about Paris without also thinking of the innumerable works of art that fill it.

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