The Art of Traveling: The 11 Cities in America With the Best Street Art

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Street art has undergone something of an image makeover in recent decades. What was once considered a sign of disrespect to a neighborhood is now (rightfully) celebrated as a cultural touchstone of art and identity. Best of all? It’s free: "Art for art’s sake," to quote Oscar Wilde, in the truest sense of the word. A spectacular backdrop for your selfies also makes a pretty great souvenir from your trip. Another bonus? Plane tickets might not even be necessary — you may be surprised to discover some of these flourishing artistic communities right in your very own backyard. So get ready to pound the pavement and wander down hidden passageways, and read on for the best cities in the country to visit for street art.

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Art, Travel, Lifestyle
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