Terms and Conditions

SmallTownExplorer.com is a free to use website offering information about small cities and towns throughout Canada and the USA. We endeavour to provide interesting, accurate information, photos and videos about each city or town. We hope you will find the content helpful and useful for discovering and exploring the many smaller cities and towns located throughout North America.


While we endeavour to keep all information on this site as accurate and up to date as possible, we cannot guarantee accuracy. Your use of any information herein is entirely at your own risk. All information contained in this site is subject to change without notice. Links to third party websites are provided for your convenience, however we cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy or quality of content found on other websites.

Third Party Content

Much of the content on this website is provided by third parties. We utilize the Google Maps and Google Places API to provide maps and reviews. We do not collect or store any data that may be obtained by using these services, however, because we incorporate these services on this website, using this website is also subject to Google’s Terms of Service.


We are not directly affiliated with any tourism boards, chambers of commerce, or other organizations or entities described within this website, however, in some cases we may display paid advertising for them or, under a partner agreement, receive commissions for leads or bookings that result from referrals to other websites.


Unless otherwise indicated, all content on this site is protected by copyright. Contributed content and images are copyrighted or licensed by their respective owners and used with their permission. Videos embedded from YouTube are likewise copyrighted or licensed by their respective owners, which can determined by clicking on the YouTube button on each video.

We respect copyright and attribution rules. If you feel your content is being used on our website without the proper permissions please contact us with all appropriate information and we will act accordingly.


For information on our Privacy Policy visit smalltownexplorer.com/privacy.

Contacting Us

To contact us visit our Contact page. We welcome any suggestions for additions and or improvements to this site or any other comments or questions you may have.


We encourage the official tourism organization for any small city or town located within continental Canada or the USA to submit their city or town up to a maximum population of 100,000 to our website.

Any party who is interested in adding their city or town (maximum population 100,000) to our website is welcome to do so, however, if the official tourism organization for that town subsequently claims the listing, we will turn the listing over to them for future editing and updates.

By submitting content to this site, you certify you own the rights to all written content and images you post or you have full permission and authority from the rightful owner or owners of such content to add it to our directory.

By submitting content to smalltownexplorer.com you grant us a perpetual license to display the content on our website, connected social media accounts and marketing materials without restriction or compensation of any kind for as long as the site is operating. You also agree that this right may be transferred to a new owner without cost in the event of a change of ownership.

In agreeing to the above you are not relinquishing your copyright to any original content you submit and you are free to publish the content on other websites or platforms or license it to other entities as you see fit.

By submitting content to this site you agree that smalltownexplorer.com may approve or reject submissions at our sole discretion. You also agree that we may edit, modify, add to, or take away from, any content you submit without notifying you or asking for permission.

Changes to this Policy

The above terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. Any changes will be communicated solely by posting on this page. If you do not agree with any of these terms and conditions, you should not use this website.