The Best Small Towns in America

Move over Chicago and New York City, these small towns are just as fun to visit. Next time you are traveling across country, make sure to check out these towns.

Huron, Ohio


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Huron, Ohio is a small town where the Huron River meets Lake Erie. Sheldon Marsh State Nature, which is a wonderful habitat that includes the last remaining undeveloped land that stretches across the shoreline of the Sandusky Bay region, is a popular tourists spot. Nickel State Beach is also a tourist’s favorite. At Nickel State Beach, visitors can find a stretch of sandy beaches with picnic tables, volleyball courts and playgrounds.

Washington, North Carolina

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The first city to be named after George Washington is located in North Carolina. The small town was founded in 1776 and is often called Little Washington. It sits on the northern bank of the Pamlico River and has many historical buildings and landmarks like the National Register of Historic Places, Bank of Washington, Washington Historic District and the North Market Street Historic District.

Old Orchard Beach, Maine


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Old Orchard Beach in Maine is a gorgeous beach town and a popular summer destination. The downtown area is full of shops ran by friendly locals that cater to tourists. There are a lot of great motels and bed and breakfasts on the beach, or even costal properties to rent. The small town has a historic pier, carousels and a seaside amusement park.

Snohomish, Washington

The charming small town of Snohomish, Washington has a gorgeous view of the Cascade Mountains. The downtown area is full of friendly shops and a lot of antique stores. The town has also been called the Antique Capital of the Northwest. The backdrop of the Cascade Mountains and the crisp weather of the northwest make this town a magical place to visit.