50 Best Small Mountain Towns in the U.S. (2024)

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Alaska's bohemian lifestyle carries into its hotels. Try a stay at the Reluctant Fisherman Inn, which overlooks the Orca Inlet. Rooms feature views of the harbor from balconies, as does the inn's restaurant. The marina filled with boats, the white-capped mountains in the distance, a seal popping up to say hello — this is true Alaska.

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Elevation: 5,276 feet

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Population: 9,131

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Named for the mountain range in which it sits is Anaconda, which is just 8 miles from the Continental Divide. It's the mountains and Deer Lodge National Forest that entertain its visitors, be it in the warm months or when snow-covered. You can boat and fish in Georgetown Lake, ski and board at Discovery Ski Area, and hike the Anaconda Pintler Wilderness, with a charming small town awaiting when you are ready to come back from the outdoors.

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A destination resort, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort provides a place to relax under Montana's Big Sky with two giant Olympic-sized swimming pools and two mineral-soaking pools, all heated by the area's hot springs for you to enjoy their medicinal qualities.

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Elevation: 499 feet

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Population: 601

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Can you guess what Berkeley Springs is best known for? This is a spa town that has welcomed guests since Colonial times to enjoy its hot springs. Nicknamed \"America's First Spa,\" Berkeley Springs is only 90 minutes from Greater Washington, D.C., and provides a host of full-service spas built around the hot springs as well as shops and dining that bring the city-folk to town.

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There are more than 100 different places to stay in Berkeley Springs, including historic inns, bed and breakfasts, resorts and cabins. Try the Country Inn, which first opened to visitors in 1933 and offers 70 guest rooms and suites.

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Elevation: 2,946 feet

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Population: 4,870

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A former mining town from California's Gold Rush days, Sonora can be found in the Sierra Nevada foothills. As the \"Queen of the Southern Mines,\" its Main Street was once a rough and rowdy place but today is proudly one of California's first Main Street cities due to its restoration and preservation programs.

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You can step back into Victorian days with a stay at the Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast, which overlooks the town from its hilly perch. The property, once the mansion of a gold mine investor, is surrounded by gardens and will have you feeling as if you are sitting in 1927 Sonora.

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Elevation: 820 feet

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Population: 5,928

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A picturesque town located along the Connecticut River on the edge of the White Mountains, Littleton, New Hampshire, is very near the Vermont border. Downtown is a thriving area filled with local restaurants and shops and features a covered bridge for capturing some Insta shots. Nearby Parker Mountain offers 22 miles of all-season trails.

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If you're going to visit a quaint town, you have to stay in a quaint hotel. Thayers Inn dates back to the 1850s when it was Thayer's White Mountain Hotel. The Greek revival stylings on Main Street made it stand out and became a presidential retreat for the likes of Ulysses S. Grant, Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush. If it's good enough for them, it's good enough for the average tourist — as well as the spirit or two they say haunts the building.

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Elevation: 1,096 feet

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Population: 5,253

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Part of the Greater Greenville area of South Carolina, Travelers Rest was and still is exactly as its name implies. Serving as a rest stop for travelers between the Blue Ridge Mountains and Carolina Low Country, this stopping point certainly offers rest and reprieve. From a 22-mile bikeway to nearby rafting and hiking, the town is filled with places to kick back and enjoy some Southern charm.

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Take in the amazing views from the 30-acre Hotel Domestique, which operates with just 13 rooms. You'll be enveloped in a European-style property and served high-end, locally sourced meals at the boutique hotel's Restaurant 17.

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Elevation: 1,569 feet

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Population: 2,904

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This small town surrounding Jackson Creek was originally a mining town that started the Oregon Gold Rush. The town itself is a National Historic Landmark (the first in American with such an honor), and visitors can explore the great outdoors in the Rogue Valley. The town is found in Oregon's Wine Country, and you'll have plenty of wineries in which to visit during your stay.

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Visit Jacksonville.

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Jacksonville is such a small town that your accommodation options are limited to intimate inns and B&Bs. Try a stay at Jacksonville Inn, housed in an original mining-town building with eight rooms. Down the street are four cottages owned by the inn for a bit more privacy.

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Elevation: 3,566 feet

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Population: 1,307

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The views from the Blowing Rock peaks for which this small town is named will blow you away. Overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and Johns River Gorge, Grandfather Mountain (where Blowing Rock rests) is one of the most beloved hiking areas in the state. The town itself has its own trails, waterfalls and gardens to explore.

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Visit here.

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You can stay at the 78-acre Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock, just steps from the village town. Here, select from one- to four-bedroom condos, and then enjoy a little recreation, including kayaking, fishing and tennis.

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Elevation: 9,600 feet

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Population: 5,020

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Found at the base of Tenmile Ridge in the Rocky Mountains, this former Gold Rush town has been preserved by the National Historic District that keeps its Main Street buildings fresh in color. When you're not shopping and dining, you'll be in the mountains, especially when Breck gets covered in powder come wintertime.

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Visit Breckenridge.

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Breckenridge provides a number of basecamp accommodations, most of which are condominium-style. Choose one to four bedrooms with full kitchens, living rooms and ski-in/ski-out capabilities at Crystal Peak Lodge.

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Elevation: 440 feet

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Population: 7,163

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Outside of Seattle is a town made famous by the '90s television show \"Twin Peaks.\" North Bend's main peak, Mount Si, beckons hikers, and the area's lakes and rivers are great for rafting and fishing. Nearby is Snoqualmie Falls, which cascades 268 feet. Snoqualmie Mountain is also a ski resort during the winter months. But if \"Twin Peaks\" is your thing, you can also attend the annual fan festival and visit the sites that served as locations for the show.

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Visit North Bend.

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You can stay at the Salish Lodge, built in 1916 to overlook Snoqualmie Falls. Here, 86 rooms with fireplaces and (most with) views of the falls provide a romantic setting for a Pacific Northwest getaway. You can head into North Bend for dining or enjoy one of the two restaurants on site. Hiking trails can be accessed right from the front door.

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Elevation: 1,450

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Population: 6,884

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Another gold mining town can be found in the North Georgia mountains in Dahlonega, where gold was discovered in 1828 before the big rush to the West. There is still gold in these hills, but the real treasure is the waterfalls surrounding this Appalachian town, including Amicalola Falls, the tallest cascade east of the Mississippi. Within the town are tasting rooms of North Georgia wineries, restaurants, shops and entertainment encircling a town square — all utterly charming.

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Visit Dahlonega.

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Since 1899, the Smith House has provided a family-friendly mountain hotel within steps of Dahlonega's town square. Offering 16 rooms and four villas to guests, the property sits above an old mine shaft, which the owners discovered while doing renovations. Guests can view the shaft and contents on display and then enjoy communal-style dining in the hotel's restaurant.

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Elevation: 679 feet

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Population: 2,607

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Just 5 miles from Sunday River ski resort you will find the village of Bethel. Filled with B&Bs, the village is welcoming whether you're on skis or off, making it ideal for a four-season getaway with the White Mountain National Forest serving as a backdrop. The Androscoggin River is great for kayaking and canoeing, and if you want to catch some serious views, hike in Grafton Notch State Park.

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Visit Bethel.

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Don't pass up a chance to stay at the iconic Bethel Inn Resort, consistently ranked one of the best resorts in New England. The resort has been serving guests since 1913, and its renovated guest rooms are joined by additional townhomes to provide a home away from home across its 200 acres.

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Elevation: 360 feet

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Population: 3,413

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Your jumping-off town to the Adirondack Mountains, Lake George awaits on the lake with the same name. Here, the British-built Fort William Henry stands as a museum showcasing the area's pre-Revolutionary history. There are many restaurants, hotels and things to do along the lake, but leave it all behind and get into the mountains to take in the views of upstate New York. (Oh, and, yes, there is a Six Flags amusem*nt park here as well!)

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Since 1883, the Sagamore has served as the grand dame of Lake George, sitting pretty on its own private island in the lake. Guest rooms, lodges and two-bedroom condos are available at this resort, which features an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, and a spa.

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Elevation: 150 feet

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Population: 2,065

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Considered a resort town less than an hour from Anchorage, Girdwood rests in the Chugach Mountain Range and was once called Glacier City. The \"only year-round resort\" in Alaska features skiing at Alyeska Resort, dog mushing, biking, hiking, river rafting, fishing and scenic flights to take in the view of Turnagain Arm.

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Alyeska Resort may be the best place to stay when skiing, but its mountainside location also makes it perfect for year-round activities with a tram and gondola giving guests an easy ride to the mountaintop. The resort features a saltwater pool, spa, dining and all the modern conveniences of any resort on this list.

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Elevation: 5,584 feet

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Population: 5,257

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Nestled into the Wasatch Mountains south of Salt Lake City is the Heber Valley's Midway. Called Utah's \"Swiss Alps,\" this area was settled by Swiss immigrants who designed homes in alpine style and created world-class Nordic skiing.

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Enjoy Midway's premier hotel, the Homestead. During the summer, you'll find 18-hole golf, horseback riding, swimming pools, fly fishing and chuckwagon dinners. During the winter, ski at Soldier Hollow, and snowmobile in the valley.

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Elevation: 2,582 feet

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Population: 3,991

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Just across the border from Mexico along the Rio Grande is Presidio, which means \"fortress\" in Spanish. A city since 1683 (but inhabited since 1500 B.C.), Presidio is home to the Chinati Mountains and Big Bend Ranch State Park, where you'll find two of Texas' tallest waterfalls.

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There are not a lot of options in this remote West Texas town, but Riata Inn provides comfortable accommodations just minutes from the hiking trails of Big Bend. The hotel is surrounded by restaurants, and when you want to cool off, you can enjoy its outdoor swimming pool.

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Elevation: 4,850 feet

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Population: 6,852

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The Berkshires has long been a place of respite for Manhattanites longing for the countryside. Great Barrington, part of the greater Pittsfield area, is one of the best towns when it comes to Western Massachusetts escapes, particularly because it doesn't shut down after the summer, and guests keep arriving for its Butternut ski slope. You'll find two quaint villages here as well: Van Deusenville and Housatonic.

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You can't miss The Barrington in its namesake town. Besides the stylish boutiques and art galleries on Main Street, you'll be in the heart of the posh town that features museums, theater and live music venues galore.

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Elevation: 509 feet

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Population: 5,548

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Found in Eastern Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, Stroudsburg features a vibrant downtown filled with art galleries, music venues, wineries and restaurants. One of the hippest places in the mountains, you'll have plenty to see and do when not exploring the area's heights.

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Just because you're in the boonies doesn't mean you'll feel like you are when you stay at the refined Penn Stroud Hotel in the heart of town. As hip as the town it calls home, the Penn Stroud is an Ascend Hotel Collection property. It's a fully remodeled and modern hotel where lodging has always been provided for visitors.

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Elevation: 899 feet

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Population: 2,172

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Founded by Swiss immigrants who thought it looked like their alpine homeland, New Glarus is a little Switzerland in the heart of the heartland. You'll find the Swiss culture alive and rampant in this small town with festivals and restaurants that will make you feel as if you've left the country. (See U.S. Destinations That Feel Like Europe for more!)

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The Chalet Landhaus Inn will add to the Swiss charm of the town with authentic chalet stylings. Even the restaurant is Swiss with schnitzel and fondue options prominently featured.

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Elevation: 1,454 feet

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Population: 6,486

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Towns like Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge may get all the press but Wears Valley lies between Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains, making it the true Tennessee gateway to the national park. More peaceful than its counterparts, Wears Valley is considered the \"Jewel of the Smokies.\"

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Rent your own cabin in the woods through Great Cabins in the Smokies. You'll find one-bedroom cabins and up to meet accommodations for every group. Plus, there are pet-friendly properties, so you can bring your pooch on your hikes.

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Elevation: 3,847 feet

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Population: 3,668

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With the highest point in New Jersey, Montague Township is the best town in the state for mountain views. Located along the Delaware River, the \"Top of New Jersey's\" foundations in the 1700s lends for historical sites as well as outdoor recreation in the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area and High Point State Park.

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The closest you'll come to a hotel in this neck of the woods is actually across the river in Pennsylvania. Hotel Fauchere, located in Milford, is worth the over-the-river drive, as it is a Relais & Chateaux boutique inn. Amidst the woods and mountains, you'll be bathed in luxury. The hotel has a rich history and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Elevation: 8,676 feet

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Population: 674

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With its elevation and location within the Lincoln National Forest, Cloudland keeps cool during the heat of summer, making it an ideal getaway for New Mexico residents. The forest is 480,000 acres in size, so visitors can explore the great outdoors when not sampling a bit of the Old West town.

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They say the turn-of-the-century fire that burned the original Lodge Resort has given it \"a haunting presence\" and that the property is one of the most haunted hotels in the U.S.! You'll feel as if you've stepped back in time at this grand hilltop property that still offers a taste of its historic offerings.

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Elevation: 5,082 feet

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Population: 5,053

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Deep within Navajo Country, Route 66 passes right through Holbrook. Home to Petrified Forest National Park, this is wide, open space of the Painted Desert as well as where a giant meteor struck ground in 1912.

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When on the land of the Navajo, consider a stay in a wigwam — at the Wigwam Motel. Each wigwam, with two queens or two double beds, has its own bathroom, heat, air-conditioning and cable TV.

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Elevation: 4,974 feet

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Population: 1,018

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Within the Black Hills of South Dakota, Hill City is one of the highest towns on this list. A perfect spot for staying while visiting Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial, you'll take in the views of the Cathedral Spires and the 7,242-foot peak of Black Elk.

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Stay at the family-owned and operated Mountain View Lodge, which provides rooms for up to six people or cabins with full-size kitchens and kitchenettes. The budget-friendly property provides breakfast in the morning and campfires in the evening near cookout grills, so you can get away from it all without really getting away from it all.

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Elevation: 3,154 feet

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Population: 823

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Tucked into Vermont's Green Mountains, Chester was named one of the best antique towns in New England, and its Stone Village Historic District and Main Street place it on the National Register of Historic Places. The town's mountain location also makes it easy for winter visitors to get to slopes in Stratton, Killington, Okemo and Mount Snow.

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Visit Chester.

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Located in the heart of Chester is the Fullerton Inn, which dates back to 1885. Each room is decorated to match the historic property, with 20 guest rooms all with en suite bathrooms. Dine in the dining room, the inn's tavern or on the front porch overlooking Chester and feel its charm.

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Elevation: 1,952 feet

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Population: 789

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One of the U.S.'s best trail towns, Damascus is home to seven renowned trails such as the Virginia Creeper Trail and the world-famous Appalachian Trail. The town welcomes seasonal hikers with microbreweries, a downtown of artisans and the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area in its own backyard.

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There are many charming and historic inns in Damascus, but the Damascus Old Mill Inn is one of the largest. Offering 12 rooms in what was formerly a grist mill, the inn overlooks the grist mill waterfall and mill pond. The inn also features its own restaurant with three different decks outdoors providing views of the waterfall.

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Elevation: 1,033 feet

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Population: 4,367

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In the northwest corner of South Carolina, Walhalla calls itself \"Main Street to the Mountains.\" Found within the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains and nestled beside the Chattooga River, the city knows you're staying here to enjoy nature's spoils. That's why it gives you Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park. And, when the state's longest pedestrian trail, Palmetto Trail, completes, it will end in Walhalla.

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Visit Walhalla.

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If you're here for the mountains, you might as well get right into them at . The adult-only, eco-friendly Airbnb is literally a luxurious treehouse where you'll stay high above the ground.

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Elevation: 1,260 feet

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Population: 2,341

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Mountain bikers in the know love Crosby for its 30 miles of trails through the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, which passes through Crosby. The trails provide breathtaking rides and overlooks, complementing the town's paved trails near Serpent Lake.

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Visit Crosby.

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Stay in the heart of town in a 120-year-old building restored to offer eight guest rooms in a bicycle-themed hotel. Crosby Lofts provide ride-in and ride-out access to the trails and is beloved by riders.

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Elevation: 679 feet

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Population: 2,325

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This small town offers 350 acres of hiking trails within its Lily Mountain Nature Preserve. The nearby Daniel Boone National Forest and the 150-year-old Fitchburg Furnance, the largest charcoal iron furnace in the world, are popular attractions to this community found just outside of Lexington.

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Enjoy the true Appalachian experience with a stay at . Choose to sleep in the two-story farmhouse, a restored log cabin or one of two pine/cedar cabins while you enjoy the quiet of the Central Kentucky hollow.

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Elevation: 4,163 feet

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Population: 10,464

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The Best Western Plus Burley Inn and Convention Center is one of the largest hotels in the tiny town. Within steps of the Snake River, the hotel features an outdoor pool and onsite dining.

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Elevation: 843 feet

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Population: 1,947

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Home to the Norman Rockwell Museum, you can see how Rockwell was inspired by his hometown in Western Massachusetts. Idyllic in every way, the town allows you to enjoy the Berkshires that surround its quaint center of botanical gardens, art galleries and mansion estates of esteemed residents of the past.

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Since 1773, the Red Lion Inn has been providing lodging to guests of Western Massachusetts. You'll find 125 rooms and suites filled with antiques in this charter member of the Historic Hotels of America.

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