College towns can be an important part of the college experience. There is nothing better than being able to walk outside of the ivory tower and expand your horizons in a new city.
The Princeton Review recently named the 10 schools with the best college towns in the country. Columbia University topped the list (What is better than the Big Apple?) with DC's Georgetown coming in second.
Check out our slide show of the best college towns in the country. Then tell us, do you think college towns are important? Weigh in below!