Over the past 20 years, many towns across the United States have worked to revive their downtown areas to become the center of life once again. This boom has resulted in small towns with shops, restaurants, parks, attractions, events, and more right in the heart of the town. These towns are doing it right when it comes to having a lively downtown area:

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Have you visited the downtown area of any of these towns? Tell us about your experiences in the comments.

For more picturesque places, see 10 Small Towns In Rural Illinois That Are Downright Delightful.

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