The Top 5 Small Towns you Must Visit

By Marie | March 2, 2017

Small  towns don’t normally attract every vacationer. These places are often the best for a weekend of serene relaxation. In America’s small towns, you’ll find fresh food, quirky things to do and a friendly atmosphere. Here are the top five small towns you must visit in the U.S.

Galena, Illinois

Galena is known for its mix of small town attractions, farmland and wine tasting. The rolling hill views along the Galena River will leave you breathless. A number of farms in the area offer horseback riding and family-friendly activities. Wineries in the area offer tastings and fresh wine to take home with you. Galena has a number of historic sites, spas, restaurants and outdoor activities for every person to enjoy.

Stowe, Vermont

Vermont’s small towns are known to be the hidden gems of the East. Stowe is the place to be in the Winter for avid skiers and snowboarders to take on Mt. Mansfield. The beautiful mountain views and Fall colors are something you can’t miss. The Stowe Mountain Resort is this little town’s pride and joy that offers winter sports in the Winter and golf in the Summer. You’ll find a wide variety of small hotels and bed and breakfasts that offer spas for the ultimate relaxing getaway.

Breckenridge, Colorado

If you love the outdoors, Breckenridge is the small town for you. Skiing and snowboarding at Gold Run Nordic Center is popular in the Winter. In the Summer, you can look forward to white water rafting, fishing, exploring the parks and The Breckenridge Recreation Center. You’ll love the gorgeous mountain views and friendly natives.

Frankenmuth, Michigan

“Little Bavaria” captures the hearts of Michigan tourists every year. In Frankenmuth, you must visit Bronner’s, the world’s largest Christmas store. Get dinner at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant, known for its German food and chicken dinners. In the summer, take a tour on the Bavarian Belle Riverboat, go golfing or visit the adventure park. If you stay at Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel, there’s an indoor water park in the hotel that’s great for kids.

Mystic, Connecticut

Centered between New York and Boston, Mystic is a breathtaking small town on the East coast. This town is known for the nation’s largest maritime museum. The historic seaport will make you want to explore all of this town’s hidden gems. Some popular things to do nearby include antiquing, shopping, water activities, wine tasting and a variety of outdoor activities. There’s a variety of accommodations for every traveler near this small town including cabin rentals, campgrounds, bed and breakfasts and a casino.

These small towns are sure to capture your heart and make you want to visit again. If you’re looking to visit Galena, Illinois, Farmers Guest House is a historic bed and breakfast and continually recognized as one of the best places to stay in Galena.

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