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Best Small Towns

The Best Small Towns In America

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.02.2015 | Travel

Whether you've got an extra vacation day to spare or not, summer is ALWAYS a good excuse for a long weekend trip. Life moves a little slower, food...

America's 14 Best Small-Town Festivals

Fodor's | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel

You may not know it, but some of the country's best festivals are held in small towns scattered throughout the U.S. Featuring a wide range of unique t...

The 10 Small Towns You Need To Visit This Year, And You Haven't Heard Of Half Of Them

Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel

We know, we know, we've seen this list before (from 2012 and 2013), but this one is different. For their third annual list, Smithsonian Magazine e...

Do You Live In One Of The Best Small Towns In America?

Posted 01.29.2014 | HuffPost Home

All small towns have their perks -- from the peace and quiet to the lack of tourists (and not to mention, the simple fact you tend to get more square ...

The Best Small Towns For Food In America

The Daily Meal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Small towns across the country are now celebrated for their passion for food and their timeless mantra that food brings people together.

America's Favorite Towns

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

As you watch the sun dip below 14,000-foot peaks from Allred's restaurant, toast your craft beers to a vacation well spent in Telluride, CO, a histori...

America's Best Small Towns

Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

We love our small towns, from the art and culture, the sense of community to the food. There are so many great small towns; each with a special qualit...

How This WHOLE Town Is Unplugging

Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living

In an attempt to get people outside "where only the birds tweet," the town of Ely, Minn., has announced a ban on social media, going into effect on Ap...

PHOTOS: America's Best Small Towns

Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel

For the second year in a row, Smithsonian Magazine put together its list of the 20 best small towns across America worth visiting. Like last year, it ...

Guess Which Local Town CNN Loves

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Pete McCarthy | Posted 05.12.2013 | DC

What does Frederick have in common with Paducah, Ky., New Iberia, La., and El Dorado, Ark.? They are all among America's best small-town comebacks, a...

PHOTOS: Florida's Charming Small-Town Downtowns

Visit Florida | Posted 11.01.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

It's an image that lingers in the American consciousness like a soft, warm dream. But in Florida, this is no dream, if you know where to look. It's small-town downtown life, as it was and as it remains.

PHOTOS: America's Best Small Towns

Posted 04.20.2012 | Travel

Smithsonian Magazine released its picks for the 20 best small towns in America in the May issue. The editors did't leave it up to personal favorit...

PHOTOS: 12 Distinctive Towns Across America Worth Visiting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced their list of America's "Dozen Distinctive Destinations" on Tuesday, i.e. places that tourists ...

PHOTOS: 11 Great Small American Towns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

What's considered a small town these days? Since so many towns are extensions of cities, it's hard to find the real thing anymore. Is 50,000 a small t...