The 23 Most Beautiful Towns In America (2024)

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The United States is essentially known for its dazzling megalopolises, but a whole array of beautiful small towns also deserve mentioning. Each of these towns' unique history and culture jumps out to tourists in a welcoming embrace, and at the same time, the often water-bounded placements offer a myriad of active and passive activities along with the healing seaside air, including surfing and taking in the views over the waters. Some of the most beautiful towns in the United States have beenlisted below.

Bar Harbor, Maine

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Famed as one of the country’s best towns for whale watching, Bar Harbor sits in the shadow of the Acadia National Park, making it a perfect destination for bikers, hikers, fishers, and enthusiasts of bird-watching and horseback riding, among other outdoor activities. The downtown area offers a range of fantastic restaurants, while the small-town charm and the endless water vistas act as a magnet for prolonged visits and returning tourists.

Beaufort, South Carolina

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As the second oldest town in the state, Beaufort, situated on Port Royal Island, is known for its historic elegance. Calling one to reminisce of the olden days, the magnificent architecture of the Historic District, such as the Antebellum mansions among other buildings dating back to the early 18th century, pose as the facade against the coastal backdrop and provide mesmerizing photo-taking opportunities. The varied cuisine includes everything from the delectable wasabi deviled eggs at the Bull Tavern, shrimp n' grits at the Saltus River Grill, and lamb meatloaf at the Breakwater Restaurant & Bar.

Big Sur, California

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Big Sur is famed for its picturesque placement, with the windswept cliffs of the Santa Lucia Mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, making it no wonder that the two grand hotels of the town are always brimming with tourists. Sparsely populated and located just off Route 1, it provides for an easy escape from the megalopolises to feel lost within the quaint and unforgettable scenery of the Big Sur. Others come to visit the atmospheric surroundings where Jack Kerouac, Hunter S Thompson, and Henry Miller absorbed their fare-share of sights to inscribe into their counterculture literature and books.

Bristol, Virginia

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Posing as the art and culture hub of the west, Bristol’s downtown is split between two states of Tennessee and Virginia, simultaneously getting the influence of both in one concentrated center. One will feel torn to engage in everything the town has to offer, from the live music and dance to theatrical performances to the nightly venues in the Arts & Entertainment District. Set against the lovely Appalachian Mountains, whether one chooses to go-with-the-flow, or organizes their visit by hitting the numerous art galleries and museums, including the Smithsonian-affiliated Birthplace of Country Music Museum, a historically rich and knowledge-filled experience with a scenery, is guaranteed.

Cape May, New Jersey

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The variety of the well-developed activities one can engage in when visiting this tiny peninsula town makes it an unbeatable destination away from the big city feel. As one of the nation’s oldest seaside resorts, Cape May can attend to any heart's desire, from its historic Victorian district that brims with magnificent multi-colored architecture to the natural vistas and escapades, including whale-watching from March to December. Immersing completely into the charming town set atmospherically at the merging point of the Atlantic Ocean with the Delaware Bay, one may never want to resurface again.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

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For a one-square-mile village, Carmel exudes European charm that one can witness while strolling its downtown streets with fairy-tale-like cottages of art galleries and specialty boutiques. Also famed for the Carmel beach that is set on the coastline with a whole range of local cuisine restaurants, boutique hotels, and always-brimming, sea-side wine spots, the town is a highly-demanded summertime destination. The drive to reach the town via Highway 1 makes for a memorable experience in itself; while cruising out during the night, one can spectate the natural magnificence of the region in a whole new way.

Fairhope, Alabama

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This charming Mobile Bay town is the destination for romantic literature fans, complete with a historically-rich atmosphere. Home to Southern authors Rick Bragg and Fannie Flagg, their signed books can be claimed at one of the state’s best book stores, Page & Palette, also located in the town. The French Quarter is worth visiting for European vistas, coffee-drinking, and dining options, while the Grand Hotel Golf Resort and Spa, named as the state’s top hotel and spa, offers a lavishing nighty stay and experience.

Florence, Oregon

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The natural scenery and the small European town charm make Florence, Oregon, an unconquered destination getaway. The lush green forests juxtaposed by the rugged coastline feel otherworldly, especially at the western edge's mouth of the Siuslaw River and at the waterfront with the rolling-in waves colliding with the sand dunes. The most notable landmark, the nation’s largest sea cave full of sea lions, will amaze the young and the old, while the tree-canopied hike along the trail reminiscent of the Middle Earth and aptly known as the Hobbit Trail is perfect for the Lord of the Rings fans.

Friday Harbor, Washington

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Historically, this San Juan Island’s town has been known as a significant produce-provider for the state, while today, the kayaking, orca-watching, as well as the year-round ferries bringing visitors from around the nation during all seasons, make Friday Harbor a famed tourist hub. Another unique experience can be commenced from the Roche Harbor, set on the furthest northwest point of Washington, for hopping the uninhabited islands dotted throughout the nearby waters.

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

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Being the meeting point of West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland, as well as the spot where the Potomac and the Shenandoah Rivers converge, give Harpers Ferry an unbeatably picturesque townscape setting. The National Historical Park is especially lovely in autumn colors, while the year-round historical tours and the occasional ghost tours guarantee an adventure-filled visit to this gem of the west. There is much to choose from for the active, including kayaking, rafting, zip-lining, rock climbing, and scenic hikes along the Appalachian Trail.

Holland, Michigan

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With 4.5 million tulips blossoming in a magnificent display on the city's streets just in time for the annually celebrated Tulip Time Festival, Holland, Michigan, is an attractive destination exuding European charm. The traditional Dutch architecture in the downtown area calls to reflect on one's European heritage, while a simple café-au-lait at one of the many terraced cafes lining the festive streets will transport one to the old continent. The aesthetically perfect town comes complete with the natural vistas of Lake Michigan's eastern shore, the blissful beaches, and the lakefront sunsets.

Nantucket, Massachusetts

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Nantucket is a 129.5 sq. km island and town, set only 50km south of Cape Cod. Its charming Main Street, filled with architectural marvels, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and museums, offers an extensive cultural experience, while the dramatically juxtaposing beaten-by-the-waves wharves call out to nature lovers. The island's geological mix of sand dunes, salt marshes, and craggy bluffs, the atmospheric strolls along the narrow cobblestone streets, lined with wood-paneled houses, as well as the magical evening bike-rides out to the lighthouses set in a crescent around the island, make Nantucket a definitive bucket-list town of the United States.

Ocraco*ke Island, North Carolina

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Upon reaching the ferry-only accessible beach of the island, the town opens up in a scenic harbor setting along with the Silver Lake and a full range of shops and restaurants. The antiquity lovers will enjoy visiting the historic British cemetery and the oldest operating light station in the state. The history and mystery of the island combined with the opportunity to take a ghost walk with a descendant of Blackbeard's quartermaster, while a quick boat ride offers to bring one to the ghost village located on the nearby Portsmouth Island.

Paia, Hawaii

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Those who enjoy feeling “castaway” will indulge in everything that the small village of Paia, Hawaii, has to offer, with its quaint location on Maui's North Shore. The downtown is an equal mix of sweet and hip, where one can stock up on locally-made, unique beachwear pieces from one of the stylish boutiques or get a forever-memory from the “too-cool tattoo parlor.” Once the central square is explored, one can visit the Paia Fish Market or head down to the Ho’okipa Beach Park with the white-sanded beaches. Occupied day and night by the locals thanks to the perfect year-round weather, tourists love to engage in the various ways of surfing from the waves to wind-surfing, kite-surfing with the kids, etc.

Santa Barbara, California

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Straight out of the series, the scenic coasts of Santa Barbara are full of the classic Golden State beauty, inclusive of the façade of the southward-facing ocean coastline and back-drop of the gorgeous Santa Ynez Mountains. The historic main street features many colonial-style buildings, including the Franciscan Mission. Not just a getaway for the golden age and scape-lovers, the surfers will discover Santa Barbara as a paradise famed for this water sport.

Sedona, Arizona

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This town, set within the striking red-rock monoliths, is a heaven for those seeking to connect with nature and absorb the strength and the energy given off by the buttes, the canyons, and the spires set out in all directions. The beautiful natural scenery extends into the nighttime with the pollution-free skies displaying mesmerizing collections of stars, perfect for the lonesome, the romantics, and the astronomy lovers. If not camping out under the constellations, the L'Auberge de Sedona is a known top-rated hotel in the American Southwest, set right in the heart of the Red Rock Country.

Sitka, Alaska

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The "wildly" beautiful, remotely located, quaint and compact town of Sitka looks right out of a Wild West John Wayne movie with its scenic flat-fronted wooden buildings in the downtown area. The mountains are known as the "Sisters" in the backdrop and the foliage of the spruce trees covering the slopes almost all the way to the front-facing sea, rightfully earning the town being called one of the most beautiful in the nation. Although the colder waters of the northern state may not be for swimming, the harbor-side offers scenic boat rides and whale-watching opportunities, while the landside is a beloved destination for hikers, climbers, hunters, and fishermen.

St. Augustine, Florida

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Founded by the Spaniards in 1565, St. Augustine is another cobblestoned town of the nation. It is the earliest European settlement and city in the continental United States, with its earliest colonial-style Spanish buildings and structures. Castillo de San Marcos is a 17th-century fortress with drawbridges and a daily cannon fire display. The town also comes inclusive with a beachfront, the Vilano Beach, while, having played a significant role during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, its Freedom Trail offers a walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr.

St. Michaels, Maryland

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This charming seaside town set within the picturesque Chesapeake Bay, exuding maritime way of life, is only an hour a half drive out of Washington D.C. The magnificent harbor offers unforgettable daytime walks and nigh-time viewings over the waters, while the large namesake museum is well worth a visit, along with a whole assemblage of brightly colored shops and Victorian homes in the downtown area. The nautically-themed Inn at Perry Cabin features upholstered sleigh beds and comes complete with a choice of fresh seafood for dinner, as well as an atmospheric stroll through the brick-walled garden right on the grounds.

St. Simons Island, Georgia

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The bare-nature appeal of St. Simons Island pulls many to visit its eastern coastline beaches, while the thick marshes that cover the western side are great for active explorations. The native beauty that spreads throughout the island can also be witnessed in the tidal creeks, the river shorelines, and the ancient maritime forests, with Southern live oaks perfect for hiking and camping. History fans will revel to visit the 1820 Christ Church and the 1872 St. Simons Island Lighthouse, both of eye-catching qualities for photography enthusiasts.

Taos, New Mexico

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Set within the high-desert environment of New Mexico, Taos is known for its extensive and fascinating history, the exploration of which can begin with the Taos Pueblo. Just three miles from the center, it is the millennial home of the native peoples in the region and poses as one of the oldest continually occupied places in the nation. Culturally rich, Taos has been attracting painters, sculptors, and writers since 1899 that today form a thriving artists' colony, whose works can be seen in the adobe architecture, the regional artwork, and the numerous galleries and museums of the town. The backdrop of the snow-capped Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Northern New Mexico, the red-rock canyons in the vicinity, and the clear blue desert skies in all directions complete the naturally-rich atmosphere.

Unalaska, Alaska

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One can obtain a quaint getaway experience by visiting the gem of the northern state, Unalaska, with a population of under 5,000 and accessible only by plane or boat. The Viking and Windstar cruise lines have also added this remote town as a destination. While its bare natural beauty offers opportunities to whale-watch, hike the woods, and explore various terrains, some of the notable artificial landmarks include the Aleutian WWII Visitor Center to learn about the Second World War and the Museum of the Aleutians.

Yountville, California

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Quite unexpectedly, for the "beaches-galore" state, Yountville opens up in a landscape of a French countryside. The extensive line of vineyards that stretch through the Napa Valley is perfect for tasting visits, as well as for biking through the grounds or taking meandering pastime walks within the grapevines. Moreover, the countryside landscape is a colorful patchwork back-dropped by the Yountville Mountains that calls out to couples and families for sun-basking, as well as to photographers, for more lasting memories.


Alisa Mala January 1 2022 in Places

The 23 Most Beautiful Towns In America (2024)


Where is the most beautiful town in America? ›

10 Most Beautiful Towns In America
  • 8/10 Beaufort, South Carolina.
  • 7/10 Carmel-By-The-Sea, California.
  • 6/10 Big Sur, California.
  • 5/10 Bristol, Virginia.
  • 4/10 Magnolia Springs, Alabama.
  • 3/10 Galena, Illinois.
  • 2/10 Florence, Oregon.
  • 1/10 Madison, Georgia.
5 Aug 2022

What is the nicest small town in America? ›

We've rounded up some of the best small towns in the United States with under 15,000 residents, so you can plan your next getaway.
  • Telluride, Colorado. ...
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. ...
  • Sedona, Arizona. ...
  • Hudson, New York. ...
  • Beaufort, South Carolina. ...
  • Kennebunkport, Maine. ...
  • Grand Marais, Minnesota. ...
  • Mackinac Island, Michigan.
21 Sept 2022

Where is the friendliest town in America? ›

1. Greenville, South Carolina. Maintaining its top spot among the friendliest cities in the U.S., Greenville continues to make quite the impression on travelers. It's hard to say what exactly makes the locals here so happy.

What is the friendliest small town? ›

You may have heard Murray, Kentucky is considered the Friendliest Small Town in America. Even if you agreed, you may not know how that title was given to the town.

Where should I live in the USA? ›

The Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2022:
  • Huntsville, Alabama.
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Boulder, Colorado.
  • San Jose, California.
  • Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina.
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas.
  • Portland, Maine.
17 May 2022

What is the #1 Best place to Live in the US? ›

Its 2022 ranking for the best places to live looked at five metrics: job market, value, quality of life, desirability, and net migration. The best place to live in America is Huntsville, Alabama, followed by Colorado Springs, Colorado.

What is the most desired place to live in the US? ›

Atlanta, Georgia is the best place to live in the U.S. in 2022 because of its booming jobs market and eye on equality.

What is the most fun place to live in the US? ›

Las Vegas

Vegas is all about having fun, so it's no surprise it takes the top spot, and ranks No. 1 for nightlife and parties. The city also ties with San Francisco for the most dance clubs and most restaurants per capita.

What state has the nicest people in the US? ›

Based on these results, the top friendliest U.S. states are listed below.
  1. Minnesota.
  2. Tennessee.
  3. South Carolina.
  4. Texas.
  5. Wyoming.
  6. Indiana.
  7. Colorado.
  8. Kansas.

What city is the easiest to make friends? ›

From strangers to best friends: US cities where connections are easily made
  • Austin, TX. This quirky Texas city has so many adult meetup groups that it is hard to find a similar place in the US. ...
  • Milwaukee, WI. ...
  • Washington, DC. ...
  • New Orleans, LA. ...
  • Pittsburgh, PA. ...
  • Charleston, SC.
14 Jun 2022

Where do the kindest people live? ›

Some of the least friendly countries for expats are Switzerland, Austria, and Kuwait. In 2021, Taiwan ranked as the friendliest and most welcoming country for expats in the world.

Which city has the best looking people? ›

Caracas, Venezuelan - #1. Caracas takes home the first place title as the city with the world's most beautiful people. As the birth place of 10 international beauty pageant winners, this Venezuelan city takes the cake.

Which state has the most handsome guys? ›

Here's the ranking of the hottest guys by states from good looking to most attractive:
  • Washington, DC. ...
  • Washington. ...
  • Texas. ...
  • Massachusetts. ...
  • Florida. ...
  • Colorado. ...
  • New York. The powerhouse men of New York are a force to be reckoned with. ...
  • 1. California. California girls aren't the only ones with sex appeal.

Where do the best looking people live? ›

Apparently, all the hotties hang out in Charleston, S.C. According to a survey conducted by Travel + Leisure magazine, the southern city is home to the most attractive people in America. The prettiest populaces tend to live in places that are either sun-kissed, like Honolulu, or active and athletic, like Denver.

What is the best state to live in? ›

The top state is Massachusetts, which ranked first in the nation for education and health, fourth for safety, sixth for quality of life, and 10th for its economy. It did rank a low 44th out of 50 states for affordability, but its overall score was enough to eke out a win over the closely-second next state.

What is the cheapest town to live in? ›

1. Muskogee, Oklahoma. Muskogee is the cheapest small town in America, and it packs a lot of history, culture and higher education into a pint-sized package. Located about 50 miles southeast of Tulsa, the town traces its roots back to 1817.

Where is the best place to live right now? ›

1. Raleigh, NC. The top spot on our list goes to Raleigh, North Carolina.

What is the best small town to visit? ›

Best Small Towns to Visit in the USA
  • Bar Harbor.
  • Telluride.
  • Jackson Hole.
  • Lake Tahoe.
  • Sedona.
  • Moab.
  • St. Augustine.
  • Monterey.

Is there a town where everyone knows everyone? ›

It is said that everyone in Bar Harbor knows the name of everyone else, perhaps because the community often gathers together for town-wide events like outdoor movie nights, art shows, camping in Acadia, and the annual Acadia Night Sky festival, during which families come together to go night-hiking and watch movies ...

What is the most isolated town in the continental US? ›

Glasgow, Montana Is America's Most Isolated Town.

Do small towns still exist? ›

Thankfully, the United States boasts some incredible small towns. Whether you want to brush up on history or go where everyone will know your name, these charming towns offer residents plenty to love (and visitors plenty to enjoy).

What is the most moved to state in 2022? ›

Likewise, southern states with mild weather and outdoor recreation, like Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, top the charts for inbound compared to outbound moves.
Most popular states as of third quarter 2022.
Rank2022In-to-out ratio
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19 Oct 2022

What is the best state to live in financially? ›

Here are the 10 most affordable states in the U.S. for moderately affluent households:
  • Tennessee. Average cost of living index: 89.5. ...
  • Iowa. Average cost of living index: 89. ...
  • Indiana. Average cost of living index: 88.9. ...
  • Missouri. Average cost of living index: 88.6. ...
  • West Virginia. ...
  • Georgia. ...
  • Alabama. ...
  • Kansas.
19 Oct 2022

Where is the best place to move to start over? ›

Fresh Start: 10 Best Cities to Move to Start a New Life
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Anyone looking for a fresh start will find a kindred spirit in Pittsburgh itself. ...
  • Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. ...
  • Salt Lake City, Utah. ...
  • Jacksonville, Florida. ...
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ...
  • Cleveland, Ohio. ...
  • Denver, Colorado. ...
  • Nashville, Tennessee.
7 Jan 2022

Where is the safest place to live in America? ›

Rankings for the safest cities to live
  1. Zionsville, IN. Population: 31,702. ...
  2. Boston, MA. Population: 654,776. ...
  3. Naples, FL. Population: 21,750. ...
  4. Glen Cove, NY. Population: 28,131. ...
  5. Santa Clarita, CA. Population: $224,593. ...
  6. Lake in the Hills, IL. Population: 28,945. ...
  7. Glens Falls, NY. Population: 14,722. ...
  8. Ridgefield, CT. Population: 25,011.
19 Sept 2022

What city is best to raise a family? ›

Best Places to Raise a Family
Overall RankCityTotal Score
1Fremont, CA73.05
2Overland Park, KS71.72
3Irvine, CA68.43
4Plano, TX67.53
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31 May 2022

Where is the best place to retire in the US? ›

Here are U.S. News and World Report's top 10 places for retirement in 2022 to 2023.
  • Pensacola, Fla.
  • Tampa, Fla.
  • York, Pa.
  • Naples, Fla.
  • Daytona Beach, Fla.
  • Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Allentown, Pa.
  • Reading, Pa.
2 days ago

What state are most people moving? ›

Southern states, where taxes tend to be low and sunshine is abundant, make up the top seven places moving destinations.
These are the top ten recent population gainers.
  • Texas. According to the USPS, Texas gained over 12,700 residents overall in 2021. ...
  • Florida. ...
  • South Carolina. ...
  • North Carolina. ...
  • Georgia. ...
  • Tennessee. ...
  • Nevada. ...
  • Maine.
24 Oct 2022

Where is the best place to retire? ›

Best Retirement Cities
Overall RankCityTotal Score
1Charleston, SC58.97
2Orlando, FL58.23
3Cincinnati, OH57.88
4Miami, FL57.37
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6 Sept 2022

Where is the cheapest place to live in the United States? ›

Lake Side Park in Fort Wayne, Indiana, named the most affordable city to live in America.

What's the coolest city in America? ›

Coolest Cities in the United States 2022
  • New York City.
  • Chicago.
  • San Francisco.
  • Seattle.
  • New Orleans.
  • Portland.
  • Los Angeles.
  • San Diego.

What US city has the most things to do? ›

Las Vegas

The city also ranked number one as the most sinful city in the country. As expected, it scored very high on metrics that include most festivals per capita, most restaurants per capita, and most dance clubs per capita and number of attractions.

What is the most forgotten US state? ›

Nope, it's not Hawaii or Alaska. That state is Missouri. The results from Sporcle's “US States Quiz” make it clear that Missouri is the most forgotten state. The quiz has been attempted by players more than 19 million times, and Missouri is the state the lowest percent of people guess correctly.

What state is least popular? ›

The least popular state to move to in 2022: New Jersey

New Jersey topped the list of least popular states. According to the report, the Garden State is losing the most residents compared to those moving in.

What is the kindest state? ›

Kentucky has been named the kindest state in America, according to a new study. “Overall, our research revealed a surprisingly high capacity for kindness across America, and the results across all the states were remarkably similar," said Dr.

What state is easy to make friends? ›

Friendliest State: Vermont. People in Vermont are friendly and sociable, making this an easy state to make new friends in. Tourism is huge here, so overall, locals will go out of their way to help visitors to the area.

Where is the best place to make friends? ›

21 Best Ways to Meet New Friends in a New City or Town
  1. Volunteer in the community. ...
  2. Join an amateur sports team. ...
  3. Join a gym and try an exercise class. ...
  4. Join a dance class. ...
  5. Run a local road race. ...
  6. Join your local Chamber of Commerce or a Professional Networking Group. ...
  7. Join a religious group or cultural club. ...
  8. Join a wine club.
1 Feb 2018

How do you meet people in a small town? ›

How to Make Friends in a Small Town
  1. Introduce yourself to your neighbors.
  2. Join a group or club.
  3. Volunteer in the community.
  4. Attend local events.
  5. Walk your dog around town.
  6. Go to a sports game in your town.
  7. Join a gym.
  8. Strike up conversations whenever you can.

What is the most polite cities in America? ›

This year, Newport, Rhode Island earned top honors on the U.S. list—making it the friendliest and most welcoming place in America—while Matera, Italy topped the international list.

Who is the nicest person in the world? ›

Time Magazine released their issue naming the Top 100 Most Influential People! In that last is Keanu Reeves who Time Magazine named as the “Worlds Nicest Person”! Co-Star, Carrie-Ann Moss couldn't stop talking about how great he is in the 2022 issue!

What is the kindest race? ›

Nepal. While the people of Nepal come from a variety of distinctive ethnic groups and speak a number of different languages, they share at least one thing in common: a uniquely gregarious nature. The Nepalese have been named the “Nicest people on the planet” in a number of traveler surveys.

Which state is considered the most beautiful? ›

Home to nine national parks (more parks than any other state in the country), California is undoubtedly the most beautiful state in America for natural wonders. From sandy beaches drenched in sunlight to majestic granite mountains, arid desert landscapes and the tallest trees in the world, California has it all.

Is Chicago the most beautiful city? ›

How do we know this, you ask? A whopping 79 percent of voters—a percentage second only to Prague—deemed the city beautiful, beating out famously gorgeous spots like Paris (which ranked third), Amsterdam and Vienna.

What state has the most attractive people? ›

Summary of the Most Attractive States
RankStateStd Cases
1New Jersey527
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27 Jul 2020

What is the least beautiful state? ›

Yes, Kansas was ranked as the least beautiful state by the food and travel website Thrillist.

What is the best state to live in USA 2022? ›

Massachusetts topped 2022's list, touting a score of 62.65 out of 100. New Jersey came in second, dropping from the top spot last year. New York, Idaho and Virginia fill out the rest of the top five states to live in, in that order.

What is the most glamorous city? ›

City Rankings
OVERALL RANKCityOverall Score
1San Francisco, CA60.23
2New York, NY47.77
3Miami, FL40.56
4Washington, DC32.87
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8 Mar 2022

What is the most glamorous city in the world? ›

18 Most Beautiful Cities in the World
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Rome, Italy.
  • Cape Town, South Africa.
  • London, U.K.
  • Prague, Czech Republic.
  • San Francisco, California.
  • Venice, Italy.
  • Paris, France.

What is the #1 Best place to Live in the US? ›

Its 2022 ranking for the best places to live looked at five metrics: job market, value, quality of life, desirability, and net migration. The best place to live in America is Huntsville, Alabama, followed by Colorado Springs, Colorado.

What is the most desired place to live in the US? ›

Atlanta, Georgia is the best place to live in the U.S. in 2022 because of its booming jobs market and eye on equality.

What is the nicest place on earth? ›

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World
  • Zhangye Danxia Geopark, China. Getty Images. ...
  • Venice, Italy. Getty Images. ...
  • Banff National Park, Canada. Getty Images. ...
  • Great Ocean Road, Australia. Getty Images. ...
  • Machu Picchu. Getty Images. ...
  • Pamukkale, Turkey. Getty Images. ...
  • Japan in Cherry Blossom Season. Getty Images. ...
  • Pitons, St Lucia.
13 Jun 2022

What is the 2nd most beautiful city in the world? ›

Most Beautiful Cities in the World
2New York CityUnited States
3LondonUnited Kingdom
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Is Chicago or New York better? ›

Based purely on statistics, New York is a much safer city than Chicago. According to a scale compiled by BetterPlaces, Chicago scored 49.9 for violent crime and 46.3 for property crime. New York, in comparison, scored 28.2 for violent crime and 24.9 for property crime.

What city was voted most beautiful? ›

Scientists rank Chester as the world's most beautiful yours in the top 20 - LBC.

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