Big cities lure us with endless lists of sights and attractions, but what about when we want to slow things down a bit? Behind the facade of the nation’s metropolises, the true authentic heart of America and the influences of old European settlers is waiting to be explored. From countryside retreats to seaside ports, these are our favorite small towns in each state. Prattville, Alabama Credit: Jacqueline Nix/iStock Chock-full of historic buildings, this small town is set on the Autauga Cree
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