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The 30 Best Small Cities in America

Condé Nast Traveler Logo By Debbie Strong of Condé Nast Traveler | Slide 1 of 30:  Check out the legendary waves at beautiful Balboa Peninsula, where surfers reign and a nearby bustling boardwalk offers some of the best people-watching in all of sunny SoCal. Stay at The Resort at Pelican Hill , in an elegant, Palladian-inspired villa overlooking the Pacific.

30. Newport Beach, CA

Here are the small American charmers, as voted on by Condé Nast Traveler readers.

Check out the legendary waves at beautiful Balboa Peninsula, where surfers reign and a nearby bustling boardwalk offers some of the best people-watching in all of sunny SoCal. Stay at The Resort at Pelican Hill, in an elegant, Palladian-inspired villa overlooking the Pacific.

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