Favorite small towns for getting outdoors
Bike, hike, raft, climb ― these towns welcome adrenaline junkies
What a house costs: $345,420
The Sierra gold-mining town hosts the annual Downieville Downhill mountain bike race.
Hood River, OR
What a house costs: $318,500
East of Portland, the windsurfing capital of the continental United States also has some of the world’s best fruit.
KAMUELA, BIG ISLAND, HI
What a house costs: $369,000
Acres of pristine ranchlands, ocean vistas from nearby hills, plus Merriman’s, one of Hawaii’s best restaurants.
What a house costs: $249,000
Home to the National Outdoor Leadership School and terrific hiking in the adjacent Wind River Range.
See our favorite small towns for ocean and outdoor fun, great food, and green living