It’s that time of year again! The time when Conde Nast Traveler reveals the Readers’ Choice Awards! Today we’re looking at the Best Small Cities in America as voted by readers in 2014.

Traveling to small cities has a lot to offer. For example, heading to a small city is perfect if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind experience where you can get away from it all and just have a good time. You might not see a ton of flashy lights or hear a lot of noise, but you’re still in for a treat.

As Conde Nast notes, all of the towns have a population under 100,000 people! Check out the top 5 best small cities in America below, and be sure to head over to Conde Nast Traveler for the full list!

5. Napa, California

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Wine lovers, rejoice! This city has over 400 wineries!

4. Carmel-By-The-Sea, California

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Love birds, look no further than this gorgeous town for romance.

3. Asheville, North Carolinabest cities in america

Beer? Check. Scenery? Check. Great music? Check.

2. Santa Fe, New Mexico


This city is thriving in culture and cuisine.

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Whether you visit in the winter or you visit in the summer, there’s always something to do in this small city.

Do you agree with this Best Small Cities list? Have you traveled to any of these cities?



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