Whether they have over-the-top American charm (we’re looking at you, Woodstock, Vermont) or proximity to some of the loveliest landscapes on earth (hello, Big Sur), these 20 idylls are worth a stopover. And while there’s something to be said about big city living, downsizing sure has its perks—think local boutiques, tons of outdoor activities, and restaurant-to-people ratios that lean way in your favor. Here, 20 of the prettiest towns in America.

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