The 26 Most Beautiful Towns in America

The 26 Most Beautiful Towns in America

This article originally appeared in Conde Nast Traveler.

America has some fantastic cities, sure—but the most beautiful towns in America offer something all their own. Whether they have over-the-top American charm (we're looking at you, Woodstock, Vermont) or proximity to some of the loveliest landscapes on earth (hello, Bar Harbor), these idylls are worth a stopover, at the very least. And don't worry, you won't run out of things to do: These small towns are home to local boutiques, tons of outdoor activities, and restaurant-to-people ratios that lean way in your favor. Below, find our picks for the 26 most beautiful towns in America.