There are many great cities all around Iowa but only these 3 made the list of “150 Best Small Towns in America 2023”.

Family Destinations Guide polled 3,000 families across the United States to identify the best small towns to visit.

The Top 10 Best Small Towns In America 2023 according to their survey included these cities...

  1. Holualoa, HI (Population - 2,827)
  2. Ely, NV (Population - 4,002)
  3. Anna Maria Island, FL (Population - 8,500)
  4. Old Koloa Town, HI (Population - 2,231)
  5. West Yellowstone, MT (Population 1,269)
  6. Gatlinburg, TN (Population - 3,726)
  7. Chincoteague, VA (Population - 3,306)
  8. Sitka, AK (Population - 8,407)
  9. Sedona, AZ (Population - 9,763)
  10. Ketchikan, AK (Population – 8,037)

Iowa has some lovely small towns with lots to offer visitors.

Here are the 3 Iowa cities that made the list of "Best Small Towns in America 2023"...

Winterset Iowa-Google Maps
Winterset Iowa-Google Maps

Winterset with a population of 5353 just southwest of Des Moines ranked #88.

Decorah Iowa-Google Maps
Decorah Iowa-Google Maps

While scenic Decorah in extreme northeastern Iowa with a population of 7587 placed #126.

Pella Iowa-Google Maps
Pella Iowa-Google Maps

And Pella, Iowa just southeast of Des Moines with a population of 10,464 just barely made the list at #141.

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