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Photos: Coolest Small Towns 2012

We logged 368,000 votes in our seventh annual contest to choose the best hometown escapes in America. Take a peek. We think you'll agree that Main Street has never looked cooler. Have a favorite town of your own? Nominate it for 2013's contest now!
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Budget Travel • 2 years ago

Cape May residents and visitors line up daily for wood-fired clay-oven-baked bread. (From: Photos: Coolest Small Towns 2012)

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