Picturesque small towns in every state
Check out these beautiful towns in every state.
Florence sits on the Tennessee River in North Alabama and is a gateway to Helen Keller’s home in nearby Tuscumbia and Muscle Shoals’ tremendous music scene.
Sitka is considered Alaska’s most beautiful seaside town, filled with history, culture and outdoor adventures.
Bisbee, Arizona is a town full of extraordinary historic architecture, as well as home to a vital, living, breathing art and music scene, all in a setting of rugged natural beauty.
Beautifully preserved, Eureka Springs, Arkansas’ entire downtown area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Often called the “Queen of the Sierras,” Murphys, California sits in the central Sierra Nevada foothills between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, and was originally a goldrush town.
Ouray sits in a box canyon in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains and is famous for its hot springs.
Mystic, Connecticut is home to Mystic Seaport, America’s leading maritime museum.
Old New Castle is a trip back to colonial times in Delaware's first capital and the landing site of William Penn.
The charming town of Mount Dora, Florida is a popular Central Florida getaway, less than an hour from Orlando.
Rich history, incredible architecture and stunning Southern charm makes Macon, Georgia “Where Soul Lives.”
Located in the upcountry region of Maui, Hawaii, the quaint town of Kula lies on the slopes of the infamous Haleakala and is home to many of the island’s farms and botanical gardens.
Wallace, Idaho, is the only city in the USA entirely listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Scenic Glen Ellyn, Illinois is a charming, picturesque, welcoming community that offers big city amenities with a small town feel.
Farms dot the landscape around the town of Middlebury.
Northeast.Iowa's prettiest town is historic Decorah.
Experience the serene tree-lined streets of Marysville, home to the Black Squirrel and the first home station on the Pony Express.
Scenic, historic Augusta, Kentucky amazes anytime of day.
An historic district, plantation homes, parks and festivals make St. Francisville a jewel of Louisiana.
Historic Kennebunk, Maine is a quintessential New England village with the added bonus of sandy beaches, a vibrant downtown and historical charm.
Now known for its recreational boating, Annapolis, Maryland was a major port city in Colonial times.
Fall foliage meets the sea in scenic Rockport Harbor in Massachusetts.
Fantastic fireworks explode over the waterfront of Grand Haven.
The Lake Superior harbor fishing village of Grand Marais, Minnesota has welcomed generations of adventure seekers and families, and serves as an inspirational home for many artists.
Oxford was named for the city in Britain in a (successful) attempt to bring the University of Mississippi to the town.
On the mighty Missouri River, Washington, Missouri’s Depot looks beautiful in the winter.
The 19th century mining town of Philipsburg in southwest Montana still proves to be a gem for visitors, within close proximity to Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks.
Capitalizing on its cowboy culture and history, Ogallala, Nebraska is a great getaway for anyone looking to experience the Wild West.
Genoa, Nevada, home to 939, offers a quaint town with historical charm. Visit the Genoa Bar, purportedly the oldest drinking parlor in Nevada, or check out Mormon Station State Historic Park, site of Nevada’s first permanent non-native settlement.
Settled in 1623, Portsmouth, New Hampshire claims to be the third-oldest city in the USA
Founded on the banks of the Delaware River in 1705, Lambertville, New Jersey is a haven for artists and craftsmen, and is known as “The Antiques Capital of New Jersey.”
Ruidoso is a mountain town in southern New Mexico that features year-round outdoor activities, including mountain biking and skiing.
Well-known for its music festivals, Woodstock, New York, is less than two hours from New York City and is known as “the most famous small town in the world.”
In North Carolina’s Great Smoky Mountains is Waynesville with its quaint, urban charm and close proximity to outdoor adventures.
Medora, North Dakota is filled with rustic charm and cowboy culture.
Tipp City, Ohio’s downtown shopping district with two dozen shops and eateries is listed on the National Historic Register.
The Coleman Theatre in Miami, Oklahoma, is a historic vaudeville theatre located along Route 66.
Cowboys and world-class artists come together to call Joseph in Northeast Oregon, surrounded by the Wallowa mountain range.
Founded in 1806 and incorporated in 1830, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania is rich in cultural and natural resources; it’s also known as the “Home of Pennsylvania’s Grand Canyon.”
Established in 1709, Rhode Island’s picturesque Wickford Village welcomes guests to well-preserved waterfront streets and varied shopping.
Unique shops and apartments line historic Old Town Bluffton, South Carolina’s Promenade.
Brookings has small town flavor with a growing a
Newport, Rhode Island
Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. It is located 23 miles (37 km) south of Providence, and 61 miles (98 km) south of Boston. Known as a New England summer resort and for the famous Newport Mansions, it is the home of Salve Regina University and Naval Station Newport which houses the United States Naval War College, the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, and a major United States Navy training center. A major 18th-century port city, Newport now contains among the highest number of surviving colonial buildings of any city in the United States. The city is the county seat of Newport County (a county that no longer has any governmental functions other than court administrative and sheriff corrections boundaries). Newport was known for being the city of some of the Summer White Houses during the administrations of Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy. The population was 24,672 at the 2010 census.
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00:01:22 1 History
00:01:31 1.1 Early Southampton
00:03:01 1.2 11th–13th century
00:04:17 1.3 14th century
00:06:48 1.4 15th century
00:08:45 1.5 16th and 17th centuries
00:09:28 1.6 18th century
00:10:19 1.7 19th century
00:12:00 1.8 20th century
00:15:49 1.9 21st century
00:17:03 2 Governance
00:22:47 3 Geography
00:25:56 3.1 Areas and suburbs
00:27:35 3.2 Climate
00:28:14 3.3 Energy
00:29:10 4 Demographics
00:31:53 5 Economy
00:39:43 6 Culture, media and sport
00:39:54 6.1 Culture
00:43:20 6.1.1 Music
00:46:00 6.2 Media
00:48:51 6.3 Sport
00:54:45 7 Emergency services
00:56:13 8 Crime
00:58:03 9 Education
01:01:37 10 Transport
01:01:47 10.1 Road
01:02:32 10.2 Rail
01:04:27 10.3 Air
01:05:06 10.4 Cruise shipping
01:07:06 10.5 Ferry
01:08:40 10.6 Bus
01:10:50 10.7 Tram
01:11:16 10.8 Cycling
01:11:44 11 Notable people
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Southampton ( (listen)) is a city in Hampshire, England, and the largest in South East England, 70 miles (110 km) south-west of London and 15 miles (24 km) north-west of Portsmouth. A major port, and close to the New Forest, it lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water, at the confluence of the River Test and Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south. The unitary authority had a population of 253,651 at the 2011 census. A resident of Southampton is called a Sotonian.Significant employers in the city include Southampton City Council, the University of Southampton, Solent University, Southampton Airport, Ordnance Survey, BBC South, the NHS, Associated British Ports (ABP) and Carnival UK. Southampton is noted for its association with the RMS Titanic, the Spitfire, as one of the departure points for D-Day, and more recently as the home port of some of the largest cruise ships in the world. Southampton also has a large shopping centre and retail park, Westquay.