Whether you're planning a road trip, cruising toward retirement, choosing colleges, moving for work, or just looking for a change of pace, every state in America has a destination that you've heard people rave about. But popular doesn't equal paradise— for that, you'll have to dig a little deeper. We scoured online reviews and rankings to uncover desirable destinations that don't typically receive extensive national attention, yet offer tremendous value to visitors and locals alike. Our selections took into account towns with a range of attractive offerings, including cultural attractions, outdoor activities, great dining and shopping options, low cost of living, and high quality of life, among other factors. Here's a look at the unsung American sleeper towns that can seduce, charm, and mesmerize visitors into putting down roots.