Hidden Gems Revealed: The 12 Most Underrated Small-Mid Sized Cities in the U.S.

Wondering where to go for your next U.S. escape? New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are all great, but not everyone fancies the rush of big cities. Nor do they want complete remoteness.  

So where does that leave us? Goldilocks said it best – the following 12 small-mid sized American cities are “just right.”  

Most Underrated Small-Midsize Cities in the United States

Lancaster is one of the oldest inland cities in the United States and hosts the oldest and largest Amish community in the states. Those who visit Lancaster claim it resembles Philly without the traffic of Philly. 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Savannah, Georgia

Looking to step back in time and enjoy picturesque Southern charm? Savannah is your destination. To enhance the Southern allure, hop on a horse-drawn carriage and absorb the idyllic landscape. 

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Savannah also doubles as one of the most haunted cities in the United States, so if you enjoy the eerie and peculiar, take a ghost tour, a cobblestone tour, or a cemetery tour through the ghostland. 

Boise, Idaho

Yes, Idaho has more than potatoes. The capital of the state, Boise, has numerous state parks and outdoor attractions for tourists with all interests. 

Self-Guided Tours

Pay your respects at the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in the Boise Cultural District. Or, history buffs can visit the Old Idaho Penitentiary for educational exhibits, paranormal investigations, and ghost tours. 

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