From Hawaiian rum to N.Y. views
The new Hukilau Marketplace on the North Shore of Oahu looks old— but it’s supposed to. The 119,000-square-foot marketplace is designed to evoke the Hawaii of the 1950s withmore than 40 shops, cafes and midcentury-era cars on display. Hukilau is the newest addition to the Polynesian Culture Center.
Info: (800) 367-7060, www.hukilaumarketplace.com
A tasting room for Ko- Hana Hawaiian Agricole Rum, made from Hawaiian heirloom sugar cane, opened in May in Honolulu. Distillery tours on Wednesdays; private tours also available.
Info: (808) 649-0830, www.kohanarum.com
The new Royal Coconut Coast
Kauai Food Tour by Tasting Kauai is designed to let guests learn about the cuisine of Kauai’s eastern shore.
Info: (888) 431-6660, www.lat.ms/1FdpoD8
Tilikum Crossing— a pedestrian-, bike- and streetcar-only bridge — will link thewest side of Portland with the bustling and gentrifying Central Eastside Industrial District and, at1,720 feet long, will become America’s largest car-free bridge whenit opens in September.
Two alumni fromthe French Laundry in Yountville, Calif., and a chef who’s worked in several San Francisco Italian restaurants in
May opened Renata, already becoming knownfor its wood-fired pizzas.
Info: (503) 954-2708, www.renatapdx.com
This summer Seattle’s Museum of History& Industry hosts “American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition,” which covers the temperance movement from the early 19th century through the 21st Amendment that ended Prohibition. It features, among other artifacts, moonshine equipment. Through Aug. 23.
Info: (206) 324-1126, www.lat.ms/1JONOtc
Travel, music and wine are combined at the Adventure Hub & Winery, created by Ever Green Escapes, Kaf Adventures and Elsom Cellars. Visitors can savor a glass of wine while reading guide books, listening to travel presentations or planning a guided trip. Adventure Hub, which opened in March, also rents camping, backpacking and snow equipment.
Info: (866) 203-7603, www.ever-
Not far from Pike Place Market, the Palladian Building, built in1910, has been renovated and reopened in February as a 97-room Kimpton hotel, also named the Palladian. Doubles from$259 a night.
Info: (855) 808-0900, www. palladianhotel.com
Lake Powell Resorts& Marinas in Page, Ariz., has just begun a 5-7 p.m. boat cruise along some of the most beautiful areas of the lake: Castle Rock, Warm Creek Bay, Tower Butte, Gunsight, Cookie Jar and Padre Butte. Through Sept. 4.
Info: (888) 896-3829, www.lakepowell.com
In Bluff, Utah, the Desert Rose Inn& Cabins added16 courtyard rooms, a hot tub and a pool last summer. This month it opened a restaurant, Duke’s, serving American cuisine. The inn is about a 40-minute drive from Monument Valley. Doubles from$150 anight.
Info: (888) 475-7673, www.desertroseinn.com The125-mile-long Tracks
Across Borders, which runs from Durango, Colo., to Chama, N.M., near the Colorado-New Mexico state line, became Colorado’s newest official scenic by way in April.
One World Observatory— on top of Manhattan’s One World Trade Center, one of the tallest buildings in the Western Hemisphere— lets visitors experience a panoramic view of New York City from1,250 feet above street level. Even the elevator ride up is an experience: As visitors ascend, they watch the elevator walls display a changing screen showing how views of New York have changed fromthe 1500s to the present.
Info: (844) 696-1776, www.one worldobservatory.com
The new Whitney Museum of American Art, which opened May 1, stands near the Hudson River and the southern end of the High Line elevated park in Manhattan. Designed by architect Renzo Piano, the building, with its glass and reflective surfaces, is aw ork of contemporary art all its own.
Info: (212) 570-3600, www. whitney.org
In May the Ellis Island National
Museum of Immigration in New York Harbor opened its Peopling of America Center, which covers immigration here from the 16th century to the present.
Info: (212) 363-3200, www.nps. gov/elis/
THE OBSERVATORY at OneWorld Trade Center in Manhattan opened in May and offers a bird’s-eye view of New York.