Lone Star Discovery
You expect mesmerizing design like this in New York, but the slick and savvy NyLo Plano at Legacy hotel has opened on Preston Road in Plano, Texas, just outside Dallas. The place is rich with local art, modern furnishings, concrete floors, and exposed ceilings. The amenities are Big Apple chic all the way, from the 32-inch high-def flat screens in the rooms to the eye-catching common area called The Loft. So what's Texas about it? The Lone Star hospitality-and the friendly price: $120 to $160 a night. Check it out at www.nylohotels.com.