It’s that age-old question: Where should I go next?

For Insider’s Next Stop series, we’re exploring 10 up-and-coming US cities. 

To pick our Next Stop cities, we used a mix of data and our editors’ expertise. We sought out destinations with great food, unique lodgings, and plenty of cool things to do. We also looked for spots that tend to fly under the radar, aren’t overrun with tourists, and won’t break the bank.

Here are the 10 US cities to visit this year, all the way from Milwaukee, which saw a 730% year-over-year increase in rentals and was dubbed the world's hottest travel destination for 2020 by Airbnb, to San Juan, Puerto Rico, whose post-Hurricane Maria rebuilding efforts have seen new hotels and additional flights that aim to attract more tourists.

We'll be visiting these cities in 2020 to report back on what's worth your time in each one.

Do you live in any of these places? Email us your recommendations on what to see, eat, and do at [email protected]

Reporting: Sophie-Claire Hoeller

Editing: Julie Zeveloff West and Chloe Pantazi

Design: Skye Gould and Samantha Lee

Photography: Crystal Cox

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