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7 Small Towns in the US You Might Consider Moving to

Fairhope Municipal Pier, Alabama

Fairhope, Alabama

Situated on the shoreline of beautiful Mobile Bay, Fairhope boasts scenic ocean views, oak-lined streets, and even their own French Quarter. The slow and steady pace of this quaint southern town meshes well with its larger town attractions. If you are a lover of warm weather and southern hospitality, Fairhope, Alabama might be the next place for you!

Autumn in Stowe, Vermont

Stowe, Vermont

If snowy hills, small town charm, and outdoor activities are more your speed, Stowe is your best bet. Known mainly for its great skiing and snowboarding slopes, this town is situated in the northern portion of Vermont. The cute New England town has a small population of just over 4,000 year-round residents and features plenty of shops and restaurants. It is a popular vacation getaway spot, but also a wonderful place to raise a family or have a peaceful retirement.

Monastery Beach near Caramel-by-the-Sea, California

Caramel-by-the Sea, California

Residents of Caramel-by-the-Sea say that it is simply the best place to live. This coastal town is in Monterey Country, California and is a great place for growing families. Schools are rated highly and the crime rate is very low. This sweetly named town also features scenic cliff views, wide-open beaches, and a great art scene consisting of nearly 100 art galleries.

Woman fishing in West Yellowstone, Montana

West Yellowstone, Montana

If you are looking to get away, but not too far away, West Yellowstone might be a great option for you. This western town’s population is just under 1,500 residents and has a great little main strip of shops, restaurants, and other essential businesses. Just adjacent to Yellowstone National Park, this town is a wonderful option for those looking to enjoy mountainous views, unique wildlife, and local Native American history.

Adobe buildings in Taos, New Mexico

Taos, New Mexico

Just north of Albuquerque, New Mexico sits Taos. This small town is a shine to the southwestern style and is a hotspot for artists and art admirers alike. The desert setting brings plenty of adobe buildings and cultural architecture. Historic Taos Plaza sits in the middle of the town providing residents and visitors a glimpse of Taos’ rich Spanish roots and is a popular spot for celebrations, concerts, shopping, and gallery hoping. Taos also boasts fantastic Southwestern cuisine, handmade Native-American crafters, and plenty of hot springs to take a dip in!

Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland

Boonsboro, Maryland

If you are a history buff, Boonsboro is the place for you. Named after George Boone, cousin of the famous frontiersman, Daniel Boone, this small town holds a portion of the National Road, the very first federally funded road-building project. Not only that, but the town is rich in American Civil War history as it is very closely situated next to Antietam Battlefield. Beautiful mountains and valleys also scatter across this unique and historic Maryland town.

Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts

Concord, Massachusetts

Just northwest of Boston is a suburb on the larger side named Concord. Many may have already heard of this attractive town due to its famous body of water, Walden Pond where famous transcendentalist, Henry David Thoreau wrote his novel, Walden. Bibliophiles will love this woodsy Massachusetts town for its roots with other famous writers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathanial Hawthorne, and Louisa May Alcott. On top of this, Concord is also famous for its American Revolutionary War sites in Minute Man National Historic Park.

Weather you are fisherman, an artist, a history buff, or a lover of books, there is a town out there that might fit you and your family perfectly. We encourage you to explore even more outside of these seven great American towns. The United States is a vast and diverse land with something for everyone. If you are considering taking the leap and moving cross-country or even just to the other side of town, give Arpin Moving, Inc. a call. We have only the most qualified and helpful move coordinators, drivers, and packers to get you on your way to a new start.


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