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The Best Small-Town Restaurants Across America

Taste of Home's volunteer Field Editors helped find the country's best small-town restaurants. Each spot cooks up hearty and delicious food that's beloved by locals and any folks passing through!

20 of the Most Beautiful Lighthouses in America

Guiding ships and inspiring photographers, these stunning lighthouses across America are truly the stuff of dreams.


This Heartwarming Interaction Shows That It’s OK to Ask Strangers for Help

Sometimes random interactions can 
be the most meaningful.


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23 Inspiring Travel Quotes that Will Feed Your Wanderlust

Feed your sense of adventure and inspire your inner explorer.


12 Abandoned Churches That Are Eerily Gorgeous

They may not be used as places of worship anymore, but these old churches are still plenty awe-inspiring.

Meet the 20 Nicest Places in America in 2018

These are the 20 Nicest Places in America, from tiny Hayesville, North Carolina (pop. 371), to the city of Providence,...


The Best Place to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Every State

From awe-inspiring firework displays to quirky small-town traditions, these are the best spots in every state to celebrate the red,...

10 Awe-Inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Sites Everyone Needs to Visit

From man-made marvels such as Taj Mahal and the Parthenon to natural wonders like the Grand Canyon and Iguazu Falls,...


How It Feels to Live in a Tiny Town Where Everyone Knows Your Name

When a town's motto is "Nice people live here," you can bet their hearts know no bounds when it comes...


This Restaurant Owner Hands Out Hundreds of Dollars to Stranded Travelers

Jim Oliver's Smoke House, Lodge, and Cabins in Monteagle, TN, has a knack for helping stranded travelers. Is he running...


How Elephant Polo Is Saving the Elephants—and Kids with Autism

What do you get when you cross the world's largest land mammal with a mallet? Elephant Polo! Bangkok's unique charity...

This Woman Picking Up Garbage on a Country Road Will Inspire You to Protect Your Corner of the Earth

I thought she had stopped on the side of the road because of mechanical problems. The real reason was so...


How This Chance Meeting at the Ganges Changed 5 Lives Forever

An impromptu lesson in kindness inspires one man to give an incredible gift to a complete stranger and his family....


This Fall, Become a Volunteer Farmer

Consider this new plan for the year ahead!


American Trivia: Great State Nicknames

Think you can tell the Beehive State from the Volunteer State? Quiz yourself and see.