The 7 Coolest Small City in Every State

Orange Beach, Alabama

Discover Alabama’s hidden gem on the Gulf Coast. Orange Beach boasts highrises and white-powdered sands, home to the famed Flora-Bama roadhouse.

Sitka, Alaska

Explore the largest US city by land area. Sitka offers breathtaking hikes, wildlife encounters at Alaska Raptor Center, and rich seafood experiences with Taste of Sitka.

Sedona, Arizona

Sedona is an energy vortex with spiritual vibes. Surrounded by desert mountains, it’s perfect for iconic hikes like Devil’s Bridge and boasts fantastic southwestern cuisine.

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

This quirky Ozark town is known for healing springs and Victorian architecture. Visit the 66-foot Jesus statue or stay at the haunted Crescent Hotel for a unique experience.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

A charming town with cottage-style architecture and celebrity hangouts. Enjoy Michelin-starred dining, whale watching, and exploring tide pools at Point Lobos.

Telluride, Colorado

A rustic former mining town with stunning scenery. Renowned for skiing, summer hikes, and festivals like Blues and Brews, it offers a taste of the Old West at Silver Dollar Saloon.

Mystic, Connecticut

Famous from the film Mystic Pizza, this town has a rich maritime heritage. Rent boats, explore the Mystic Aquarium, and enjoy the quintessential New England nautical experience.