United States

Best Towns 2013: Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu might look and act like a city, but there aren’t many places on earth where you can paddle into a head-high roller at dawn, ride a beach cruiser to work, and be staring into a...

Editor's Choice: Ann Arbor, Michigan

The best thing about Ann Arbor, as locals call it, is that you never have to leave—there are great ethnic restaurants, a world-class university, bike lanes galore, and superb trails, like the 35-mile...

Best Towns 2013: Greenville, South Carolina

In the past two decades, this Greenville landed big employers like GE, Michelin, and BMW and transformed itself into a small city that’s alive with parks, leafy streets, bike paths, and a thriving...

Best Towns 2013: Bozeman, Montana

People who’ve migrated to southwest Montana sometimes say that they didn’t find Bozeman so much as it found them.

Best Towns 2013: Spokane, Washington

Seattleites may call it Spokompton for its perceived crime, but Spokane is about as dangerous as Bend and safer than Colorado Springs.