Budget Travel Photos: Coolest Small Towns 2013

Park Lititz PennsylvaniaCongregational stores Lititz PennsylvaniaBiking Lititz PennsylvaniaLive music Lititz PennsylvaniaPier Watkins Glen Seneca Lake New YorkKayekers Watkins Glen New YorkWatkins Glen State ParkFestival Watkins Glen New YorkBay St Louis BoatsLittle Theatre Bay St LouisBoats Bay St LouisBay St. Louis BBQHot air balloons Greenville KentuckyCars Greenville KentuckyDancing Greenville festivalGreenville Kentucky courthouseAerial view Gulf Shores AlabamaSwimming Gulf ShoresPavilion Gulf Shores AlabamaCana Gulf Shores Alabamaaerial view Put-in-Bay Ohiobiking Boardwalk Put-in-Bay OhioWalking Lake Erie Put-in-Bay OhioGolf carts Put-in-Bay OhioCamping Flagler Beach FloridaFlagler Beach FloridaFlagler Beach pier FloridaFlagler Beach's Golden Lionport coast Maine Camden Hills State Parkcommerical district downtown CamdenBoats Harbor CamdenSailing ship Curtis Island lighthouse CamdenQuincy California viewQuincy, California.water Quincy CaliforniaQuincy California FallShepherdstown Shop BakeryDowntown Shepherdstown West VirginiaShepherdstown shop interior
Lititz, PA, our Coolest Small Town in America 2013, offers ample green space right in the middle of town.
— Ron Reedy
Lititz enjoys a thriving downtown with charming shops and great food.
Cheering on cyclists in downtown Lititz.
— Courtesy Team Traveller/Flickr
Live music is one of the perks of living in—or visiting—Lititz.
The pier at Watkins Glen, NY, on Seneca Lake.
— Courtesy Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce
Kayakers on Seneca Lake in Watkins Glen.
— Courtesy Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce
Watkins Glen State Park is known for knockout gorges and waterfalls.
— Courtesy Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce
The Vintage Grand Prix Festival in Watkins Glen, a town famous for its auto racetrack, which hosts NASCAR races and other events.
— Courtesy Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce
Boats bob in the water off Bay St. Louis, MS.
— Courtesy Ellis Anderson
The Little Theatre in Bay St. Louis.
— Courtesy Ellis Anderson
The waters off Bay St. Louis are warm and a mecca for fishing enthusiasts.
— Courtesy Ellis Anderson
Don't forget to grab some authentic BBQ in Bay St. Louis.
— Courtesy Ellis Anderson
Hot air balloons take visitors high above the rolling hills of Greenville, KY.
— Courtesy Greenville Tourism Commission
Vintage car enthusiasts show their stuff in Greenville.
— Courtesy Greenville Tourism Commission
Authentic Southern dance traditions are alive in Greenville.
— Courtesy Greenville Tourism Commission
Greenville's courthouse is just one of its architectural gems.
— Rennan Quijano
An aerial view of Gulf Shores, AL.
— Courtesy Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism
Swimming in the warm waters off Gulf Shores.
Gulf Shores' beaches actually got a boost from the recent oil spill—many Americans didn't even know Alabama had beaches!
A canal in Gulf Shores.
Aerial view of Put-in-Bay, OH, which sees a major boost in its population during the summer months.
— Dan Feicht
Cycling near the boardwalk in Put-in-Bay.
— Courtesy Lake Erie Shores & Islands
Walking along Lake Erie in Put-in-Bay.
You'll see a variety of modes of transportation along the streets of Put-in-Bay.
— Courtesy Lake Erie Shores & Islands
Camping in Flagler Beach, FL.
— Courtesy Flagler Chamber of Commerce
Flagler Beach is home to sea turtles, right whales, and a thriving ukulele scene.
— Courtesy Flagler Chamber of Commerce
Flagler Beach pier is a favorite haunt of fishing enthusiasts.
— Courtesy Flagler Chamber of Commerce
Flagler Beach's Golden Lion.
— Courtesy Flagler Chamber of Commerce
The scenic port of Camden, ME, viewed from above in Camden Hills State Park.
— Olivier Le Queinec / Dreamstime.com
Camden's downtown commercial district offers great shopping and dining.
— Judith A. Brown / Dreamstime.com
Camden remains a vibrant port, one of the few spots on the East Coast where the mountains meet the sea.
— Kenneth Keifer / Dreamstime.com
A majestic sailing ship near Camden's Curtis Island lighthouse.
— David Kay / Dreamstime.com
Quincy, CA, is a gold-rush town in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
— Courtesy of city of Quincy
Quincy blends history with nature and big-city cuisine.
— Courtesy of city of Quincy
Quincy is the kind of place where you can spend the day in nature and the evening enjoying world-class food and wine.
— Courtesy of city of Quincy
Quincy's location in the Sierras makes for a dramatic autumn.
— Kelly Mosinski
Shepherdstown Sweet Shop and Bakery in Shepherdstown, WV.
— Courtesy Judy Olsen
Downtown Shepherdstown offers architectural treasures plus great shopping and food.
— Courtesy Judy Olsen
Shepherdstown's shops offer unique finds.
— Courtesy Judy Olsen

From Maine to California, this year's crop of Coolest Small Towns span the continent. There's only one place where you can see them all—right here!

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