This Is the Coolest Small Town in America

Bruce Springsteen made Asbury Park, NJ, famous
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 7, 2017 9:15 AM CDT
People take part in the Polar Bear Plunge in Asbury Park in 2015.   (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

(Newser) – Not a big fan of crowds? You might want to check out one of Budget Travel's "coolest" small towns this summer. With suggestions from readers, the site has created a list of small towns that shine through their "cultural and ethnic diversity," beaches, cuisine, "creative energy, and unparalleled natural beauty." The seven coolest small towns:

  1. Asbury Park, NJ
  2. Bisbee, Ariz.
  3. Nevada City, Calif.
  4. Chatham, Mass.
  5. Mountain View, Ark.
  6. Cannon Beach, Ore.
  7. Philipsburg, Mont.
See the full list here or check out America's most explicit town names. (Read more small towns stories.)

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