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Nicest Places in America 2021

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For the fifth year in a row, Reader’s Digest named the Nicest Place in America, where people are kind, resilient, and work to make their communities better. After America faced a global pandemic and fought together for racial equality in 2020, this year is one of healing and building, of bouncing back stronger, together. In 2021, the Nicest Place in America is the Quality Inn in Kodak, Tennessee. Below, read the heartwarming winning story and discover our runner-ups from Lexington, North Carolina, and Manton, Michigan.

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