For a certain type of person, the best part of a town is what's just outside of it. By that metric, this article is a collection of the very best towns in America. With a plethora of adventure in spitting distance — hiking, rock climbing, rafting, and more — these towns are hubs of activity and exploration. But even on days when you can't get your mountain bike on the nearby trails, they're lively places for mountain culture, art, socializing, and of course, lots of good beer, making them the ideal places in America to both get outside and come back home.
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Crested Butte, CO
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Written by Ryan Wichelns September 17, 2018
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