18 Most Underrated U.S. Cities (PHOTOS)

08/18/2010 12:32 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

New York, San Francisco, and Chicago are among the most famous cities in the U.S., but there are many other fabulous--albeit smaller--cities in this country that don't get their fair share of the spotlight. Whether a neighbor metropolis steals their thunder or a recent city makeover remains undiscovered by the masses, the cities chosen by ShermansTravel.com's editors are oft overlooked by even the savviest of travelers. Text and captions courtesy of ShermanTravel.com, adapted from "Top 10 Underrated U.S. Cities." (Plus an additional 8 from readers!)

18 Most Underrated U.S. Cities