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    Updated on Dec 5, 2019. Posted on Jun 30, 2019

    These Are The 26 Best Small Towns In America, According To Travelers

    Small-town living's easy.

    There are two types of people in this world: One type thrives in big, bustling cities, and the other enjoys peaceful, slow-placed small-town life.

    So we asked the BuzzFeed community to tell us their absolute favorite small towns in America. Here are some of their responses and the places that belong on your travel bucket list.

    1. Ogunquit, Maine

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    "The coastal views in this New England town are gorgeous and the houses make it look like a scene from a postcard. It's also known for incredible seafood, especially lobster." —jadeb4c39f7c03

    2. Jefferson, Texas

    3. New Paltz, New York

    4. Weston, Missouri

    5. Cannon Beach, Oregon

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    "It’s definitely a touristy town, but it’s still worth visiting. There’s great food, and the scenery is breathtaking. Haystack Rock has amazing tidal pools and lots of amazing and beautiful things to see." —redtoenails

    6. Yellow Springs, Ohio

    7. Solvang, California

    8. Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

    9. Jekyll Island, Georgia

    10. Oxford, Mississippi

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    "Home of the University of Mississippi, Oxford is, in my opinion, the cutest town in the South." —reaganemilyw

    11. Mackinac Island, Michigan

    12. Great Barrington, Massachusetts

    13. Put-In-Bay Island, Ohio

    14. Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

    15. Saugatuck, Michigan

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    "This longtime gay community is tucked away in an otherwise conservative part of Michigan. There's a beautiful downtown area, top-notch yet affordable restaurants, and the lovely Lake Michigan shoreline." —baesjling

    16. Fredericksburg, Texas

    17. Bennington, Vermont

    18. Port Townsend, Washington

    19. Bisbee, Arizona

    20. Leavenworth, Washington

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    "This German-style town in Washington has quaint shops and great beer and food. It's especially beautiful and festive during Christmastime." —rachelz4f09ef47c

    21. Talkeetna, Alaska

    22. New Hope, Pennsylvania

    23. Banner Elk, North Carolina

    24. Ketchum, Idaho

    25. Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

    26. Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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    "Expect great shops and antique stores around the town square, and all-around quaint vibes in general. There's also great food: Don't miss ice cream at Annabelle's, pastries at Le Maison, and popovers on the square." —nyolua

    Do you have a favorite small town we didn't mention? Tell us in the comments below!

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