10 Slow-Paced Small Towns in Southern California Where Life Is Still Simple

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all and head to a small town where life moves at a slower and more relaxed pace. These 10 towns in Southern California offer just that and so much more. Whether you need a weekend getaway or you’re looking for a special SoCal spot to settle long-term, these small towns will make you feel right at home.

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/

Ready to start planning your weekend away to one of these little gems? Or perhaps you have your own favorite small town that’s not on this list. If you don’t mind sharing your favorite small town getaways, we’d sure love to know so please share in the comments.