You’ll Fall In Love With This Quiet New York Town That Has More Books Than People

Pick any one of New York’s towns out of a hat and you’ll almost always be pleasantly surprised by what you can find in these off-the-grid locations. Away from all of our major cities where places like this are filled with a unique charm of their own, back in 2005 thanks to local entrepreneur Don Dales, the tiny village of Hobart became the first and only book village to exist east of the Mississippi River. Talk about amazing!

If you’ve never explored this teensy village on your own, prepare to be flabbergasted. A destination that’s so adorable you’ll kick yourself for not discovering it sooner, you’re going to want to make some room on your bookshelves because it’s time to go digging for gems in the Hobart Book Village.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/


If this small village intrigues you, make sure you also check out The 10 Coziest Towns In New York To Snuggle Up In This Season!