10 Tiny Towns For A Cozy, Low-Key Vacation

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This post was originally published on November 20, 2015.

Big cities may get most of the attention, but America's small towns have so much to offer travelers, especially at this time of year. They're cozy, charming, relaxing places to get away from it all and experience a pint-sized slice of the good life.

Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway or a true winter holiday, we've identified 10 amazing tiny towns that are worth the trip. None of them have more than 9,500 residents — and one even has fewer than 200. But they all have something special, from exceptional local cuisine to magnificent natural wonders to unforgettable cultural experiences. Read on to discover the best of Main Street, USA.