The votes are in! In USA Today’s 10 Best competition, New Hope, Pennsylvania took second place for the title of “Best Northeastern Small Town.”
In addition to world-class restaurants, spas, shops, and a bustling arts scene, New Hope is home to popular events like First Friday Fireworks, the Arts & Antiques Treasure Hunt, Halloween Zombie Crawl, and the Delaware River Town Turkey Trot.
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
Here’s what they had to say about the “travel-worthy” Delaware River Town destination:
When you think of a quintessential American small town, the charming hamlets of New England likely come to mind. The Northeastern United States – Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont – are brimming with travel-worthy small towns.