While sweeping tours of Europe and plunging into the wilderness of National Parks are exhilarating ways to vacation, there’s something to be said about staying close to home, or at least, close to the feel of it. Small main streets (even in big cities) lend a certain charm to a traveler’s weekend or week-long escape, and Fodor’s has categorized some of the best. Here are five highlights of examples of family-run businesses and quaint restaurants reflecting vibrant and historic Main Streets, USA:
1- Water Street in Port Townsend, Washington. The city had been slated to be the West Coast’s largest harbor, and while those plans didn’t come through, Port Townsend holds on to its charm. Watching Victorian ships set sail, enjoying a pint in at the local brewery, or peruse some of the local art in the several galleries nearby. Port Townsend timeshare resales are around too, for those prone to vacation ownership.
2- Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina. Southern Charm can be found here in abundance, and the historic district showcases mansions, palm trees, and horse-drawn carriages to take you back in time. Private homes with ornate 19th century architecture and local gourmet eateries can spark your interest before you browse the City Market, an open-air gathering of local crafts, produce, and souvenirs. Charleston timeshare resales offer travelers who fall in love with Charleston annual affordable options for returning.
3- Center Street in Woodstock, Vermont. Picturesque, tree lined streets and quaint shops make Woodstock seem like something out of a postcard. With brick buildings overlooking a river bridge, and a unique farm experience (milk a cow, make butter!) at Billings Farm & Museum, travelers can spend a full day on the streets, ending their experience with at the yummy Mangowood restaurant in the Lincoln Inn. Nearby Smuggler’s Notch timeshare resale offers a nearby base came from which you can spend a day exploring Center street.
4- Beverly Street in Staunton, Virginia. A small town with big personality, Staunton and its main street offer tourists hundreds of shops, galleries and restaurants to enjoy. The birthplace of Woodrow Wilson, Staunton boasts a presidential library even as it has established itself as a premier arts and cultural destination. Ingleside Resort is a stately timeshare resale in Staunton for travelers to take advantage of.
5- Duval Street in Key West, Florida. Known for its local color, Key West’s Duval street offers regal views of sprawling Victorian mansions amid the nightly Duval Pub Crawl in which patrons generate a carnival-like atmosphere in the streets until well into the morning. Key West is a hot vacation spot, and many timeshares exist for timeshare resale buyers including the illustrious and reputable Hyatt properties, as well as the popular and more affordable Coconut Mallory Resort and Marina.
Florida timeshare resales are especially popular, but many of America’s best-known main streets are in the Northeast or on the East Coast. Contact Premier Timeshare Resale today to get vacation itinerary ideas based on available timeshare resale property so you can try before you buy, or let us know if you want to sell your timeshare: we list for free, no upfront fees, and promise to work on your behalf for the sale of your timeshare.