01/06/2014 03:28 pm ET Updated Mar 08, 2014

The 5 Coolest Places to Go in 2014 (PHOTOS)

A new year is upon us, and you know what that means -- time to plan your 2014 vacation, of course! And you, being the trendsetter that you are, are planning to go to somewhere on the cutting edge. Well, we're here to help. This year is an especially good time to visit these five destinations, which have new growth, new tourism offerings, or special events happening only in 2014. Check 'em out!

- Kelsey Blodget,

The 5 Coolest Places to go in 2014 (PHOTOS)