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The Small Town That Gave Rise to Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Nothing tests a town’s spirit like one of the worst natural disasters residents have ever seen.

LaBelle, FL

LaBelle is a sanctuary for those looking to reclaim balance in their lives. While the view of the Caloosahatchee River...


Rochester, NY

Rochester has a history of kindness and philanthropy that has only gotten stronger with time, as some of Rochester's most...


Aston Township, PA

Aston Township traces its roots to before the Revolutionary War. While history is an important part of the town, it's...


Fall River Mills, CA

When Lyn Palmer went missing, hundreds from the community came to look for her. The outpouring of care and love...

Williamsburg, VA

Williamsburg is steeped in American history and patriotic pride runs deep. Friendly neighbors and good people are as reliable as...


Joliet, IL

Joliet has a long history of welcoming folks to town with open arms -- including, once, President Kennedy.

Montecito, CA

It was a tough winter in the idyllic California town of Montecito. First, wildfires, then, a deadly mudslide. Now, the...


Roseland Collegiate Prep in Santa Rosa, CA

When Sonoma County burned in the wildfires of 2017, the community scrambled to help those most affected help get back...


Westport, IN

Like something out of a black and white movie, Westport is one of those classic American small towns with chivalry...


Kennebunkport, ME

Steeped in history and camaraderie, community is in no short supply in Kennebunkport. Taking an organized approach to education and...

DeRidder, LA

A military community with a rich history of being nice, fables of DeRidder's kindness stretch as far back as World...


Houston, TX

When Houston was devastated last year by Hurricane Harvey, the city proved what it was made of: nice, kind people,...


Plano, TX

People say that the kids these days have no manners -- well, that's just not true in Plano, where they're...


Sausalito, CA

Sausalito isn't all easy living and Golden Gate views, it's community, strength, and resilience too. As California wildfires ravaged the...


The Nicest Places in Every State in 2018

The nicest places in America embody kindness and cooperation: Locals help out neighbors and strangers alike—and newcomers are welcomed as...

Rockport, TX

When Hurricane Harvey barreled through the Gulf, it left a devastated Rockport in it's wake. But as the name suggests,...


Gatlinburg, TN

When wildfires swept this community tucked away in the Smoky Mountain, they found refuge in the only place they could...


Sauk Centre, MN

Welcome to Sauk Centre, a city with a cordial history and contemporary reputation to match. While it's famously known as...