Did you know that US possesses little gems? No, they are not literally precious stones; but they are comparable to gemstones because of their hidden beauty. These little treasures refer to those small towns in different US states. Despite being small, these towns hold exceptional beauty beyond compare. Wonder what they are? Here are some of the prettiest small towns in the US.
Looking at those 19th century buildings in Galena, you might think the town is stuck in that era. Fact is, over 85 percent of the structures in this town are listed on the National Historic of Registered Places. As you stroll along the Main Street of the town, your eyes can feast on those remarkable architectural styles which range from French Colonial to Greek Revival. Although the villages are mostly traditional, you can find a touch of modernity as well as modern day activities like skiing, kayak and hiking.
Fish Creek, Wisconsin
Located at the northeastern part of Wisconsin, Fish Creek is known to have it all. This little yet beautiful village boasts so many natural wonders waiting to be explored. Its exceptional settings include offshore island view, amazing shoreline, overlooking deep water view of Lake Michigan and public park. Even though Fish Creek is just a small village, it is considered as a seasonal getaway considering its population balloons from 28,000 to 350,00 during summer. There are lots of things to enjoy in this town such as biking, hiking, sport fishing and apple picking.
A big celebration is held annually in Holland - the tulip festival. Hence, you do not have to travel to Holland just to witness the festival as you can drive to Michigan. It is one of the reason why this small town attracts a huge number of visitors all year round. As the name itself suggests, the town is like an outpost of the Dutch tradition and culture. Dutch root is pretty evident when you stroll around the village specifically those authentic Dutch windmills. Seeing those panoramic vistas of wide beaches, dikes and canals is like looking at a postcard.
Visiting these towns is never a challenge as you can find lots of fine restaurants. Accommodation may not be as grand as those city hotels, like Palms Casino Resort, but they make certain to offer the comfort you need for a relaxing and memorable trip.