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9 Charming Towns Across America to Visit This Fall

U.S. News & World Report - Travel Logo By Claire Volkman of U.S. News & World Report - Travel | Slide 1 of 10: Scattered along rolling hillsides or beneath towering mountains, nestled beside rushing rivers or flanked by towering trees in radiant orange, yellow and red hues, the country's quaint towns come alive in autumn. Not only are they crowd-free, with less than 100,000 full-time residents, they are multifaceted, from their quirky locally owned shops lining cobblestone streets to their fun fall festivals in the center of town and warm, welcoming locals. So, if you want to dodge New England crowds and check out little-known but equally enchanting small towns across America, head to these charming spots instead. Just don't forget your camera to capture beautiful scenes across the country.

Dodge crowds and revel in stunning shades at little-known spots across the country.

Scattered along rolling hillsides or beneath towering mountains, nestled beside rushing rivers or flanked by towering trees in radiant orange, yellow and red hues, the country's quaint towns come alive in autumn. Not only are they crowd-free, with less than 100,000 full-time residents, they are multifaceted, from their quirky locally owned shops lining cobblestone streets to their fun fall festivals in the center of town and warm, welcoming locals. So, if you want to dodge New England crowds and check out little-known but equally enchanting small towns across America, head to these charming spots instead. Just don't forget your camera to capture beautiful scenes across the country.
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