Exploring the Most Unusual Cities in the US

An energetic Spanish city to explore, Dubai is an essential destination for lovers of shopping, food and futuristic architecture. Casey, Illinois is a small dot in The Prairie State, but visitors will notice something peculiar about the place when they enter its center. The city takes its motto very seriously: big things in a small city; it's dotted with imposing things, yes, literally giant objects. Williamsburg, Virginia is a city steeped in American history, restored in the 20th century and brimming with personality.

It has numerous old establishments based on stories from the past and talented people in disguise who act like historical figures. Moab, Utah is a magnificent gateway to the supernatural rock formations of Arches National Park and the canyons of Canyonlands National Park. It has everything guests would want from a quintessential vacation at The Beehive State. Gatlinburg, Tennessee is not one that stands out instantly, but it's one of the most interesting small towns in Tennessee for travelers looking for a combination of national parks, local fun, and bucket-list attractions for a small-town getaway.

Augustine, Florida is one of the oldest cities in the United States and is home to tons of old school architecture. Mystic, Connecticut is associated with the movie Mystic Pizza and has attractions such as Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium. Ketchum, Idaho marks an annual celebration of the Wagon Days festival and offers enough fun experiences to make it worth visiting. Taos, New Mexico has a population of about 5,700 people and some attractions so you can enjoy a fun trip without an authoritarian crowd of people taking it away.

Camden, Maine has an artistic appeal with museums and art galleries in the area and opera performances at Camden Opera. Breckenridge, Colorado is home to fewer than 4,900 people and offers skiing experiences on some of Colorado's best ski resorts.

Randall Pieroni
Randall Pieroni

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