The 10 Best Small Cities in America: Readers' Choice Awards 2013
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA South of Monterey and north of Big Sur, this tiny town was once a funky artist’s colony: writers-in-residence included Robert Louis Stevenson and Sinclair Lewis, and photographer Ansel Adams documented the area’s famed cypress trees and dramatic shoreline. (It’s also known for its famous former mayor, Clint Eastwood, who served from 1986 to 1988.)
The Lake Tahoe Scenic Drive is a beautiful paved drive that makes a 68 mile loop around Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada. The route follows three paved highways: US 50, NV 28 and US 89. Along the way, the scenic drive passes through the nice and popular towns of South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Incline Village, King’s Beach and several other small towns.
(Scenic American towns.) Ferndale is on the North California coast, situated in a redwood forest along the Pacific Ocean. The streets are lined with some of the most well-preserved Victorian homes in California.
50 free summer things to do in San Diego! Here are some more ideas: Old Town, Balboa Park, Sea Port Village ,Point Loma Light House , Little Italy, Belmont Park (Amusement Park) , La Jolla Seal Beach, Carlsbad Cliffs , Temecula has a cool museum for kids Penny Picklewise...short trip different place, the museum is located in Temecula Old Town