James R Martin/Shutterstock Searching for a weekend getaway with small town charm, culture, and fun of Nashville? Look no further than the small town, Franklin, Tennessee. About 30 minutes away from the Music City, you may even run into a celebrity or two while you’re in line for your coffee or enjoying brunch. Filled with antique shops, boutiques, fine dining, and world-class music. “With nearby hotels and plenty of cute bed and breakfasts within walking distance of the fun, it’s my top pick for an affordable Southern getaway,” says Catherine Haley of Louisville, Kentucky.
Seagrove Beach, Florida
SaraJo/Shutterstock Located on the Historic 30A in the panhandles of Florida, according to Cassie Osborne of Greenwood, Indiana, “being there feels like a small beach town; where you can ride bikes, visit homemade craft shops, and find plenty of great eats.” Fun fact: The movie, The Truman Show, was filmed here. If you’re looking for a winter getaway, these are the most festive Christmas towns in America.