The West's best small towns

We searched the West for the best small towns that inspire dreams (and maybe moving plans) for foodies, beach lovers, and adventurers.

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Best places to live

The West's best places to live

Entrepreneur? Artist? Raising a family? Behold: the West's best spots to suit your lifestyle

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Nelson, B.C.

20 ultimate fantasy towns

Tired of the daily grind? Find a slower-paced, stress-free life in these dream towns

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Corvallis, Oregon

Favorite eco-friendly small towns

Visit 5 small towns where residents get plenty of help reducing, reusing, and recycling

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Moab red rock

Favorite small towns for getting outdoors

Bike, hike, raft, climb ― these towns welcome adrenaline junkies

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Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant

Our favorite small-town foodie havens

Looking for some of the best wines in the country? Organic, seasonal cuisine? These small towns have it all

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capitola wharf and beach

Best coastal towns

5 small towns where the coastline takes center stage

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