The Definitive List of the Most Beautiful Southern Small Towns: Did Your Home Town Make the List?

By: Teresa McGlothlin

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The American South is a place like no other! From stunning beaches to bayou country to the rolling thunder of the Blue Ridge Mountains, its unique landscape has given birth to some of the most beautiful towns in the world. Our definitive list has found 25 of the most jaw-dropping, but did your home town make the cut? 

Island towns like Islamorada, Florida, and antebellum jewels like Madison, Georgia, prove that beauty is not in the eye of the beholder. Some places are stunning, but there's a lot more to being a gorgeous town than just looks! Historical preservation and commitments to a better future are only some of the things these Southern gems have to offer. Everyone loves their home town, but finding your home town on this list should make you beam with pride. These Southern towns are well-rounded, and they set an example for towns around the world. 

Some of the finest Southern architecture, outdoor activities and charming main streets can be found in these towns. Will you find your home town on the list, or will you find yourself a new tourist destination? You might want to visit all of them by the time you see how gorgeous they are!


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