When you feel like exploring someplace new, one of Northern California’s small towns is always a great place to start. Our region of the Golden State is full of fantastic little communities, but there’s one that especially caught the attention of Smithsonian Magazine. Nevada City was named one of the country’s best small towns to visit and we most definitely agree! Full of history and charm, this humble town should be on your to-see list.

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