small towns

Fall in Love With Perkins Cove, Maine

by Jenni Ingersoll on September 12, 2016

The coastal town of Ogunquit, Maine received its name from the Algonquin Indians and literally means, “beautiful place by the sea.” With a population hovering just over 900, it is safe to call Ogunquit charming. But don’t sell it short. Ogunquit is listed in the Top 25 Beaches of the U.S., proudly boasting its 3.5 miles of sandy beach, uncommon […]


10 Virginia Small Towns Worth a Visit

by Anthony Manzanares on February 15, 2016

Virginia’s small towns are treasure troves of great food, warm hospitality, immense history, and Southern charm.  Culinary connoisseurs, antiquers and outdoor enthusiasts equally will be at home in these 10 destinations promising all of the above and more.  When it’s time to plan the next trip, take time to strike out on the road less […]


The Dordogne Valley lies just south of France’s center, a region characterized by its ancient geological majesty. It is rural France at its best: tiny villages, forgotten by the march of time, divine wines produced from local grapes, gourmet specialties, such as truffles and duck, and breathtaking countryside. But the place which stands out among […]


Approximately one hour south of Indianapolis and easily accessible by State Road 135, Nashville, a town that has no mail delivery, is a surprising hub of activity. As the only incorporated town in an area known as Brown County, it is frequently referred to as the “Artist Colony of the Midwest,” because hundreds of craft, specialty and antique shops can […]


Marfa, Texas: Little Town With a Big Attitude

by Rita Cook on February 9, 2012

Donald Judd - Marfa, Texas

If folks outside of Texas have heard of Marfa the first thing they’ve likely heard about are the infamous “Marfa Lights.”  The second thing, an art community that rivals most big cities in the United States.  The town has also been featured in a number of movies over the years beginning with a visit by Rock […]