Nicest Places

After hearing all your stories and submissions, we’ve found some of the nicest places in America. From metropolitan miracles to small-town hidden gems, our nation’s capacity for human kidness will amaze you. Did your town make the list?

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Gustavus, AK

This tiny Alaska town knows how to fundraise like no other, especially when it comes to their kids. With a popular volleyball area, when this community needs to raise money get their team out of town to travel, it's game, set, match.

Hope, IN

How do the residents of this small Indiana town show so much positivity and support in the face of devastating...


Oconto, WI

Wisconsin natives know how to handle snow, so when Oconto was hit with one of the nastiest blizzards in over...


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Yardarm Bar & Grill in Racine, WI

Yardarm is a place where the owners and staff know how to make you feel welcome, even when they have...


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Kettering Cancer Center in Kettering, OH

Doctors, nurses and all the staff at Kettering know how to make a patient feel good, even while they fight...