Founded in 1886 as a hub for timber and cotton production, the town fell into disrepair in the 1950s as agricultural work declined and residents moved elsewhere.
Joseph is in northeast Oregon's Wallowa County, known for its beauty and remoteness (Boise, Idaho, is four hours away).
Highlands, North Carolina has long been a popular getaway for city dwellers and antiquarians in the South.
What do you get when your city is host to the nation's oldest and largest white water festival? A group of former river guides are in charge.
Honesdale's charm is obvious. Since 1946, the town has housed Highlights, a children's magazine. "Winter Wonderland" was inspired by its charming streets.
It's almost difficult not to fall in love with the oak-lined lanes of Home Town's location in south Mississippi.
"Some say river towns ebb and flow, but I believe Hudson is always reinventing itself," says Jocie Sinauer, operator of the Red Chair on Warren antiques store.
This hamlet on California's Central Coast offers more than 200 wineries and award-winning eateries.
Columbians After buying a house and opening Needle & Grain and Little Neighbors, Susan and Bryson Leach "realised Columbia was everything we wanted."
This hamlet on Lake Macatawa, founded by Dutch immigrants in 1847, celebrates its past with attractions reminiscent of the Netherlands.