The time has come to finally cash in your coveted vacation days, but what are you going to look for in your getaway spot? Palm trees? Ski lodges? Mickey Mouse hats? Endlessly flowing liquor? Why don’t you skip all of this basic stuff and, instead, take a trip this year that will give you something different to talk about when you return to the office. These artistic destinations allow you the chance to see art that you’re unaccustomed to. Land art, like the Spiral Jetty in Utah, requires its stunning natural environment, while expansive installations of the West, like Walter de Maria’s Lightning Field or the infamous Salvation Mountain, are impossible in cramped urban spaces. If nature isn’t your thing, you could also travel to see extensive collections of art in museums and galleries worldwide, like The Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain or The Smithsonian Museums in Washington, D.C. Read on to discover .