While the United States is filled with bustling metropolitans, grand sports events, and world-class entertainment, the homeliness and charm of small-town America are worth experiencing. Here are some of the small towns across the United States that you should visit to get the ultimate American small-town experience.
Boca Grande, Florida
Located on the exotic Gasparilla Island, this quaint Floridian town is ideal for a tranquil beach vacation. While an upscale town, Boca Grande is home to a down-to-earth community that is sure to open its doors to weary travelers.
Port Aransas, Texas
This Texan town can be found on North Padre Island, where you can enjoy plenty of golf, wildlife expeditions, and even professional sandcastle-building lessons. Once you’ve experienced all that Port Aransas has to offer, take a ferry out to San José Island which you can explore on a golf cart.
Red Lodge, Montana
If you’re looking to take in the natural sights and sounds that you’ve seen in Old West movies, then Red Lodge is the place for you. This town is a gateway community to the iconic Yellowstone National Park, hosts rodeos and Renaissance fairs, and is home to a skiing resort.