10 Small American Towns That Feel Frozen in Time

Towns Where Time Stands Still

There is nothing more charming than a small town, where smiles and hellos come easier, and people enjoy the slower pace of life.

Bramwell, West Virginia

Nicknamed the Town of Millionaires in the early 1900s, Bramwell's streets were once bustling with wealthy coal barons.

Mt Angel, Oregon

Located in Oregon s Willamette Valley, Mt Angel was founded by Bavarian settlers and Benedictine monks in the 1800s.

Tahlequah, Oklahoma

As the capital of the Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah offers a rich cultural experience. The Cherokee Heritage Center showcases indigenous.

Franklin, Tennessee

Just 30 minutes from Nashville, Franklin boasts a historic Main Street with buildings dating back to the 1800s.

Tombstone, Arizona

Famous for the O.K. Corral gunfight, Tombstone retains its Wild West charm with historic saloons and theaters from the 1800s.

Leavenworth, Washington

Nestled in the Cascade Mountains, Leavenworth reinvented itself as a Bavarian village in the 1960s. It hosts year-round festivals.

Mackinac Island, Michigan

Accessible only by ferry, aircraft, or snowmobile, Mackinac Island forbids cars, preserving its 1800s charm.

Taos, New Mexico

An artist colony and adventure destination, Taos features the ancient Taos Pueblo, continuously occupied for over 1,000 years.

Jackson, Wyoming

Jackson s Old West heritage is evident in its town square, live shows, and stagecoach rides. Founded in the late 1800s.