Snuggling up in America’s best mountainous regions
Up in the mountains, the air is fresher and the views are better. There’s a sense of calm, as the only sounds come from nature—a babbling creek or a chirping robin. A getaway in the mountains can clear your head and get you in touch with the great outdoors, all while answering the call for adventure.
As sweater weather rolls in, now is the most idyllic time to escape to the mountains. To inspire your next rustic retreat, we’ve picked 17 of the best mountain towns in America—in no particular order. Explore these towns in the foothills and spend your days shredding slopes, uncovering the local history, and getting cozy by the fireplace.