Category Archives: Small Town America Series

Small Town America — Installment VI – California

     California is known for its large cities. San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego get all the press and certainly garner the majority of the tourists. However, visitors are always pleasantly surprised by some of the smaller cities and … Continue reading

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Small Town America – Installment V – Mid-Atlantic States

     In this post, I will consider Delaware, Maryland and Virginia as the mid-Atlantic states. All have an ocean-side which capitalizes on the popularity of beaches in today’s culture. Yet, there are other regions which focus on other tourist considerations, as … Continue reading

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Small Town America – Installment IV – New Jersey/Pennsylvania

      Although neither state is known for its quaint small towns, putting them together as a group affords an opportunity to highlight several of the "gems" of these two industrial states. I have chosen five (5) towns from each state … Continue reading

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Small Town America – Installment III – New York

     New York is certainly famous for its big cities, New York City, Albany, Buffalo, etc, but there are also some smaller places in the state which are delightful to visit and which have their share of attractions and tourist … Continue reading

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Small Town America – Installment II – Southern New England

        Massachusetts              1.  Chatham                    The town of Chatham is the quintessential Cape Cod community. It has a charming town center, with the obligatory steepled church and village green (there are even band concerts here on summer evenings). It … Continue reading

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Small Town America – Installment 1 – Northern New England

Great small towns or cities to visit in New England             Maine                             1. Ogunquit                        This small town on the southern coast of Maine affords an ideal combination of activities and ambience to please just about anyone. First, … Continue reading

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