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11 Of America's Best Small Towns, Perfect For A Long Weekend Trip
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
America's 14 Best Small-Town Festivals
You may not know it, but some of the country's best festivals are held in small towns scattered throughout the U.S. Featuring
The 10 Small Towns You Need To Visit This Year, And You Haven't Heard Of Half Of Them
Lewis and Clark noted this town way back in 1804. Since then, it's become the birthplace of Arbor Day, museums and old homes
HOME & LIVING
The 6 Best Small Towns In America, According To Rand McNally (PHOTOS)
All small towns have their perks -- from the peace and quiet to the lack of tourists (and not to mention, the simple fact
FOOD & DRINK
The Best Small Towns For Food In America
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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 (PHOTOS)
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Read on for more of T+L's favorite towns. As you watch the sun dip below 14,000-foot peaks from Allred's restaurant, toast
America's Best Small Towns, According To Rand McNally
Most beautiful: Jefferson City, MO Friendliest: Kewanee, IL Are any of these small towns on your next road trip list? Best
Ely, Minnesota Social Media Ban: Town Announces Mandatory Unplugging
In response to many Internet users' growing addiction to social media, author and HuffPost blogger Julie Spira coined the
America's Best Small Towns To Visit In 2013, According To Smithsonian Magazine (PHOTOS)
For the second year in a row, Smithsonian Magazine put together its list of the 20 best small towns across America worth
Frederick, Maryland Makes America's Best Small Town CNN List
By The Frederick News-Post, Md., The Frederick News-Post, Md.
This is not the first time Frederick has received accolades for its thriving downtown. In 2005, the city earned a Great American
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Florida's Small-Town Downtowns: Life As It Was And As It Remains (PHOTOS)
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.
Best Small Towns In America, According To Smithsonian Magazine (PHOTOS)
The editors did't leave it up to personal favorites across the country, though. They enlisted geographic information systems
12 Towns That Made The National Trust's 'Distinctive Destinations' List (PHOTOS)
This is the 11th year the list has been released, each time selecting communities that offer cultural experiences but aren't
11 Great Small American Towns (PHOTOS)
What's considered a small town these days? Since so many towns are extensions of cities, it's hard to find the real thing
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