"When it comes to vacations, big-name cities have often gotten all the glory. It’s time to skip the hustle and bustle and all the accoutrements that come with it and explore the hidden gems of our great nation. There’s a plethora of places to draw travel inspiration. And I’m not just talking about the Good Sam blog!

According to the Pinterest 100, travelers are looking at off-the-beaten path destinations. But, hey, we already knew that.  Searches for small town travel rose 276% in 2018, according to the social platform."

By Erin Peters, Good Sam

See why Paducah made this list of 10 best new contenders to American small-town greatness!