City ranks as No. 1 'small-town weekend escape' in US
A city in the region has won the top spot in a ranking of the best small towns in the country for a weekend getaway.
A panel of experts picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top-10 winners were determined by popular vote.
10Best says travel experts Larry Bleiberg, of LarryBleiberg.com, Deborah Fallows, of American Futures, Anna Hider, of Roadtrippers, and Libby McMillan and the 10Best team of local experts were chosen based on their knowledge of American travel.
To qualify, towns had to have populations of less than 25,000 and be within 150 miles of major metros, making them easily reachable by flight, car rental or to nearby residents.
2. Granbury, Texas
3. Sedona, Arizona
4. Lauderdale-by-the Sea, Florida
5. Estes Park, Colorado
6. Dahlonega, Georgia
7. Hudson, New York
8. Middleburg, Virginia
9. Friday Harbor, Washington
10. Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee