We all know the small fictional towns that have been created by the minds of show runners, towns we wished we lived in. Small towns such as Stars Hallow from Gilmore Girls, Beacon Hills from Teen Wolf, Capeside from Dawson’s Creek, Mystic Falls from The Vampire Diaries among many others. While these towns don’t exist, despite our wishes that they would; especially the town where the vampire Damon Salvatore lives, there are a few small towns in America that do exist and are just as intriguing as some of the fictional television towns.
These towns in American run a track from New York all the way to the tropics of Hawaii, then again who wouldn’t want to live in Hawaii it is absolute paradise. Here is a list of some of the best small towns America has been hiding from you.
Berlin, Maryland – With a population of only 4,563 this small town has beautiful surroundings that include scenery that could be seen in the films, Tuck Everlasting and Runaway Bride. There is a historic part of town that holds various fun-filled events throughout the year including the Berlin Fiddlers Convention and bathtub races; you truly can’t beat the originality in that.
Cazenovia, New York – This sounds like something straight out of a Shakespearian play. This town with a population of only 2,756, is located in central New York and on the shores of Cazenovia Lake, is the best little town you never knew existed. Here you’ll find Scottish-themed Brae Loch Inn where you can get an unbelievable Sunday brunch.
Deadwood, South Dakota – Okay first of all, South Dakota isn’t exactly the most happening of states but this particular town has plenty of fun and exciting adventures waiting to be experienced including, the Broken Boot Mine tour.
Estes Park, Colorado – With a population of 6,017 this small town is the place to be if you’re interested in the Rocky Mountain National Park. You can find the best places for skiing and snowshoeing along the cold mountains in the winter. If you’re more of a water person you can go rafting, fishing and just take in the beauty of the wildlife in the summer.
Galena, Illinois – Population of 3,400 this town sits along the rolling hills of Illinois’s Galena River and is actually quite the happening town. The town that was once the home of a Civil War general and our 18th president, Ulysses Grant, has become a thriving place full of boutiques, antique shops, restaurants and a variety of art galleries.