TOUR THE TOWNS!

America's Coolest Small Towns

By , Tuesday, Sep 22, 2009, 12:00 AM

Source Article: America's Coolest Small Towns

Highway 1 near Cayucos, Calif. (Amanda Friedman)

Jacksonville, Ore. (John Clark)

Maison Des Amis B&B in Breaux Bridge, La. (Chris Granger)

Main Street in Lexington, Va., lined with 19th-century storefronts. (Courtesy Nathan Beck)

Tubac, Ariz., and the Santa Rita Mountains. (Jeff Topping/The New York Times/Redux)

Route of the Hiawatha, a trail outside Wallace, Idaho. (Tegra Nuess)

Our Bookshop, one of Saugerties, N.Y.,'s three bookstores. (Brad DeCecco/braddececco.com)

Breakwater Lighthouse in Rockland, Maine. (Courtesy rpjwalter/myBudgetTravel)

Artist Mark Benesh's version of American Gothic, on a barn outside Mount Vernon, Iowa. (Sandy Dyas)

Central Avenue in Whitefish, Mont. (Janie Osborne)