Best Small Towns To Visit In The U.S.

Small towns are filled with so much charm, friendly locals and unique character. Here are some small towns that are worthy of a vacation destination for 2019.


Sedona has the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation in this small Arizona town. With loads of hiking trails, there is a lot to explore in this town for nature lovers as well as holistic enthusiasts.


This Colorado town has captivating ski slops that folks flock to.  It also hosts numerous festivals and cultural events throughout the year that travelers can attend and here you can hike, bike and golf when the weather warms.


This northern Colorado town offers excellent ski conditions and hot springs that are perfect after a long day spent on the slopes. It also boasts friendly locals and you can take your kids on a mountain coaster ride or kayaking and swimming in the Colorado River.


On the California-Nevada state line, depending on the time of year, you can go skiing or you can soak up the sun and swim at Kings Beach State Recreation Area. There are also various local casinos to explore year-round.


Bar Harbor, located in Maine, is a relaxing East Coast retreat filled with bed-and-breakfasts and plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun such as kayaking, hiking and boating.


A popular California spot where you can visit Pebble Beach, explore galleries and dine at world class restaurants.


One of Florida’s best kept secrets, Sanibel Island is ideal for visitors looking to relax on the beach and stroll through town to check out the surf shops, boutiques and casual restaurants.


Jackson Hole, in Wyoming, has lots of skiable terrain, picturesque scenery and a collection of local breweries to explore in this town.


This Oregon town has a scenic stretch of sand along the coastline with towering rock formations. Here you can relax on the beach, enjoy the parks and the local vibe.


Located in Alaska, here you can spot whales and glaciers in the great outdoors.  You can also head on a tour and tasting of local beers.


Located in Northern California, this town boasts all the charms of a rustic yet refined locale, loaded with wineries, shops and restaurants.


Set on the Emerald Coast in Florida, Destin has beautiful beaches and cool water parks. You can set sail on a boat tour or fishing charter, or pack a picnic and enjoy a day on the beach swimming and sunbathing.


This Colorado town is filled with lots of outdoor activities such as hiking and biking. There are also many breweries to visit and engage with locals.  


This Eastern Utah town has beautiful rock formations found in the Arches National Park along with numerous canyons and buttes in Canyonlands National Park. It also has a good festival scene, ATV tours and fun locals to converse with.


This historic town has unspoiled beaches and draws visitors with to its Spanish colonial landmarks. You can take a stroll along St. George Street and through the Colonial Quarter, then check out the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum, or simply relax on the calm ocean waters.


Located in Southern California, this town has miles of pristine coastline. It’s popular for surfers, volleyball players or just families looking to spend a day at the beach.


Naples is such a beautiful town that offers up relaxation, golfing and warm weather conditions almost all year round. It also houses resorts with pools, spas and long stretches of beaches overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.


In this South Carolina vacation spot, Hilton Head offers miles of beaches for kids to play, golf and tennis, biking around town, kayaking and paddleboarding in the calm creek waters. It is also loaded with resorts and quaint bed and breakfast spots to choose from.


A seaside retreat in New Jersey, Cape May allows you to walk through the historic districts to admire the Victorian homes and enjoy fresh seafood at the oceanfront restaurants. You can also enjoy fishing, surfing and volleyball at the beaches.


Stowe, Vermont, has beautiful ski slopes in the winter and fun foliage in the fall to explore. This town has wonderful outdoor offerings as it is set in the valley and backed by mountains.  

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