2. Kapaa, Hawaii, USA

Kapaa is a small town on the island of Kauai. It is nestled at the base of the Nounou Mountain (its name means ā€œSleeping Giantā€) and is growing in popularity. Hawaii is known for surfing but Kapaaā€™s up and coming status is due not only to its glorious location but also its opportunities for great water ski-ing and kayaking.