Great Outdoor Towns for Families

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What do we look for in a great family town?
It's simple:

  • Jaw-dropping scenery
  • Enough year-round activities to keep you coming back for more
  • Easy access to guides, services, and equipment
  • An active, healthy atmosphere and a personality that sets it apart from the rest

That's our criteria for America's best outdoor towns for families. We know . . . you have your favorites, too. And, certainly there are plenty more locales in the country that pass muster. But these four towns (with attention to wide geographic representation) come readily to mind and, we're sure you'll agree, need no defending.

Published: 28 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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