Ely attracts adventurers seeking to explore glacier-carved landscapes and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness refuge.
Big Sur's 90-mile coastline from San Simeon to Monterey Bay has long charmed travellers with its rugged cliffs and the majestic St. Lucia mountain range.
Padanaram's lovely town overlooking Buzzards Bay is a great starting point exploring neighbouring beaches and woodlands.
This postage stamp-sized desert town in West Texas is famed for its burgeoning art culture, bright sky (stargazers, take heed), and the Prada Marfa.
Potter says Old Lyme is the prettiest. Old Lyme is a peaceful getaway with its Colonial architecture, Yankee charm, and well-preserved 18th- and 19th-century houses.
Nantucket's shingled cottages, windswept beaches, sand dunes, and postcard-perfect lighthouses draw seafarers each summer.
Lakes and Spanish moss-covered woods surround this tiny Orlando town. Potter writes "you're in some extension of Georgia or the Carolinas".
This charming desert town in the Sangre de Christo Mountains draws history buffs, artists, and nature lovers with its red canyons, bustling art scene, and historic landmarks.
Annapolis, with its brick- and cobblestone-lined streets, Colonial houses, and magnificent sailboats and yachts passing by the City Dock.
This lively old mining town 35 miles southeast of Salt Lake City offers ski town charm, fresh powder, and boisterous après-ski.