READY TO MOVE?

Real Estate: Coolest Small Towns 2009

  1. Rockland, Maine This three-bedroom condo has water views and a private deck. Price: $479,000. (Contact: Jaret & Cohn Real Estate)
  2. Rockland, Maine Two bedrooms and two bathrooms fill this 1,400-square-foot house, which also has hardwood floors. Price: $285,000. (Contact: Jaret & Cohn Real Estate)
  3. Saugerties, N.Y. Featured on the local secret garden tour, this home has three bedrooms, an attached solar greenhouse, and a fireplace. Price: $530,000. (Contact: Steve Hubbard Real Estate Services)
  4. Saugerties, N.Y. This 3,600-square-foot, six-bedroom farmhouse was built in the 1700s and sits on 66 acres. Price: $1.5 million. (Contact: Steve Hubbard Real Estate Services)
  5. Whitefish, Mont. At 5,400 square feet, this house boasts plenty of space and stunning views. Price: $1.65 million. (Contact: Rocky Mountain Real Estate)
  6. Wallace, Idaho Built in 1915, this completely restored home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms on an acre of land. Price: $250,000. (Contact: Keller Williams Realty)
  7. Wallace, Idaho This three-bedroom home comes with some surprising extras: built-in bookcases, a fireplace, and a crystal chandelier. Price: $249,000. (Contact: Keller Williams Realty)
  8. Mount Vernon, Iowa Four bedrooms and one and a half baths fill this home, built in 1910. Price: $152,900. (Contact: Skogman Realty)
  9. Mount Vernon, Iowa Within walking distance of the local school, this home has a finished basement. Price: $140,000. (Contact: Ambrose & Boyd, Realtors)
  10. Tubac, Ariz. Located near a golf resort, this two-bedroom home has a kiva fireplace and a patio. Price: $289,000. (Contact: Tubac Real Estate)
  11. Tubac, Ariz. Live in the Tubac Country Club Estates community; this home has two bedrooms, a pool, two fireplaces, and a built-in grill. Price: $785,000. (Contact: Tubac Real Estate)
  12. Jacksonville, Ore. The wraparound deck on this house has views of a working farm. There's also a garden, two skylights, and three bedrooms. Price: $375,000. (Contact: Stephanie Horton)
  13. Breaux Bridge, La. This three-bedroom home on Bayouland Drive has nine-foot-high ceilings, three bedrooms, and walk-in closets. Price: $195,000. (Contact: Coldwell Pelican Real Estate)
  14. Lexington, Va. Completed in 1824, this restored three-bedroom home was built by a noted local architect and has been featured on the Virginia Historic Garden Tour. Price: $1.75 million. (Contact: Mead Associates)
  15. Lexington, Va. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms make for nearly 2,200 square feet of space in this home. Price: $275,000. (Contact: Mead Associates)
  16. Cayucos, Calif. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, panoramic views of the Pacific, two decks, and a working elevator. Need we say more? Price: $1,375,000. (Contact: Coldwell Banker Liberty Realty)

Get Inspired with more from BudgetTravel.com


Recent Slideshows


Budget Travel Real Deals


  • From $1,199

See more deals »

Recent Articles


Budget Travel Real Deals


  • From $1,199

See more deals »

Our newsletter delivers vacation inspiration straight to your inbox.

Video of the Day


Check Prices