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If you’re among the many who are looking for a getaway this summer, but you’re not quite sure where to go, then let the authority on fun travel destinations guide your way. Airbnb recently released its trendiest destinations for summer travel, including the top picks for families, couples, and singles, and you’re likely to be surprised and intrigued by some of these spots.

Add one (or several) of the following destinations to your travel itinerary this summer to enjoy ‘em before they become too popular.

 

For a Family Retreat

Sister Bay, Door County, Wisconsin

Waterfront Studio for Rent in Sister Bay Wisconsin

Sister Bay is a sleepy village in Door County, Wisconsin that offers Green Bay beaches, abundant biking and hiking opportunities, and a ton of

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Walter Gropius was a German architect and one of the pioneers of modernist architecture. In addition to his progressive designs, Gropius is famous for founding the Bauhaus School in Germany, which incited an architectural movement that connected fine art with function and practicality. He served as the school's director between 1919-1928 before Nazis closed the school for its resistance to the traditional aesthetic that Nazism favored.

Gropius began studying architecture at the technical institutes in Munich and Berlin-Charlottenburg, joining Peter Behrens architecture firm shortly after graduation. Gropius has attributed his penchant for progressive architecture to his time with Behrens, specifically when he solved

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Few experiences are more fun than seeing your favorite musician perform live on stage, but the venue where they perform can make a major impact on just how memorable it is. For a show to be as good as it can be, the venue needs to have amazing acoustics in addition to that certain 'je ne sais quoi' that only comes with a rich history of legendary performers gracing the stage.

From killer acoustics to historic charm, the following music venues are your best bet for an unforgettable show from LA to Miami.

 

Orange County

The Yost Theater

The Yost Theater Orange County

Constructed over a century ago in 1912, The Yost Theater is the oldest music venue in Orange County. Heavy metal bands, indie rockers, DJ masters, and all kinds of other musicians have rocked the stage,

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If you love the sleek silhouettes and affordable price points of IKEA furniture, but you hate the crazy-making assembly and lack of customizable options, then it’s time to get to know Inside Weather.

Inside Weather offers beautiful mid-century-inspired furniture that’s just as easy on your budget as it is to assemble. But perhaps the best part is that everything the brand sells is highly customizable—you can choose the hues, designs, hardware, and patterns of each piece you buy so that it perfectly aligns with your unique aesthetic and style sensibilities. Plus, every item is made and shipped from the U.S., specifically the Bay Area.

Inside Weather CEO, Ben Parsa, told Brit + Co “The impetus behind creating Inside Weather was to solve the major pain

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One of the benefits of living in a loft-style home is that they’re typically an open, blank slate that you can decorate in a million and one different ways. But if you want to pay homage to a loft's roots, then consider incorporating industrial furniture and decor.

An industrial loft aesthetic typically includes style-infused components of factories and warehouses, such as exposed brick, concrete, metal, and wood. Light fixtures with exposed bulbs, open shelving comprised of metal and wood, and concrete accents, like planters, are all commonly found in industrial spaces.

If you’re interested in adopting this chic aesthetic, then consider adding the following pieces of furniture and decor to your loft to maximize

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Established in 1917, downtown LA's Grand Central Market has survived everything from the Great Depression to multiple phases of redevelopment. The market underwent a massive overhaul in 2012, with owner Adele Yellin spearheading an effort to create a more upscale dining experience. Today, the market hosts nearly 40 vendors showcasing California’s finest ingredients, chefs, and entrepreneurs.

Entering the market can feel a little overwhelming. It’s an incredibly popular destination that draws droves of people, particularly around peak lunch and dinner hours, so prepare to navigate thick crowds and wait in line during your visit, but the food makes it well worth it.

Eggslut in Grand Central Market Los Angeles

If you head over during breakfast hours,

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Work demands, family responsibilities, and incessant alerts from digital devices can take a serious toll on our daily happiness and peace of mind. Fortunately, taking just a little time for yourself can be enough to totally recharge and revive your spirit, ambition, and clarity, especially if that time includes a super awesome treehouse.

If you’re like so many of us who feel overwhelmed by the chaos of everyday life, or you simply have hankering for an adventure, then consider taking refuge in one of these amazing treehouse retreats on AirBnB. They combine the wonders and curiosities of childhood with all of the modern amenities you need to feel comfortable, making them the perfect way to connect with your inner-child and let go of any stresses

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Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that celebrates the Mexican army’s victory over the French, who invaded the east coast of Mexico near Veracruz in 1861. The battle took place on May 5, 1962, near the town of Puebla, and it’s been celebrated in a big way on that date ever since.

With Cinco de Mayo celebrations just around the corner, there are a ton of opportunities to get in on the action. But with so many options, it’s tough to hone in on the ones that are most definitely worth your time, so we did it for you. The following Cinco de Mayo celebrations are the biggest and best from San Francisco to Miami.

 

Miami

Cinco de Mayo Brickell

Why celebrate on one day when you can celebrate for two days? The Cinco de Mayo Brickell

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The warmer weather and longer days of spring are finally upon us, which means it’s prime time to get your outdoor living space in tip-top shape for the season. Outdoor spaces are often neglected in the cooler months, which can result in dated furniture, faded decor, and unsightly clutter taking up space in what could be an ultra-stylish and beautiful outdoor living situation.

If your outdoor living space could use a little refresher, then consider adding the following items to your style arsenal, which combine practical function with beautiful form.

 

Jai Outdoor Chair, $299 for set of two

Outdoor Weather Resistant Modern Metal Blue Chairs

The metal design of these chairs is durable enough to withstand outdoor conditions all the while adding a pop of modern color to any space they’re in.

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Archibald Quincy Jones is among the most influential modernist architects in the United States. Jones studied architecture at the University of Washington, graduating in 1936, before moving to Los Angeles to work with modernist architects like Douglas Honnold, George Vernon Russell, and Paul R. Williams.

In 1942, Jones received a commission as a lieutenant commander in the Navy and was discharged three years later in 1945. Upon his discharge, Jones returned to LA to open up his own architectural office where he honed his unique style and voice in modernism. Jones directed much of his focus on updating and refining accessible, postwar housing, emphasizing economical and sustainable building methods.

He was among the first

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