As far as progressive and busy places are concerned, America is something that can perfectly represent these. Moreover, America is composed of amazing and scenic towns like the river side towns. As its name suggests, these are those places near the river. In this regard, here are the America’s 10 beautiful river side towns:
10. Boise, Idaho
Boise River is famous in this particular town. This river has a 26-mile parkway lining, which is the main access point of the people for the town’s outdoor amphitheater, pedestrian bridges, biking and hiking trails, and several parks. Idaho Shakespeare Festival has been celebrated in this riverside town since 1977.
9. Durango, Colorado
The Animas River is what makes this town extremely beautiful to live in and to visit. During summer, this particular river is filled with a lot of rafters, kayakers, and tubers. Fishing is also a common thing done in this river. If you’re into beers, then you must go to El Rancho Tavern.
8. Richmond, Virginia
This riverside town is along with the James River, which happened to be a very polluted waterway in the past. However, the James River now is very clear and clean. In fact, a lot of sunbathers, fishermen, snorkelers, and inner-tubers love hiking at the side of this river. Richmond is also known as the “City of Cigarettes”.
7. Nevada City, California
The magical Yuba River contributes a lot to the natural splendor of this riverside town. Summer lounging, Class V kayaking, and fishing can be enjoyed in the South Fork of this river. Nudist beaches and cliff jumps are the other things that can be enjoyed in Nevada City.
6. Missoula, Montana
What made this town beautiful and famous are the Bitterroot, Rock Creek, and the Blackfoot Rivers. Missoula attracts a lot of retirees, hippies, outdoor fanatics, cowboys, activists and a lot more. It is simply because of the relaxing surroundings of this riverside town as well as the array of enjoyable activities like hiking or biking on the Rattlesnake Canyon.
5. Nashville, Tennessee
People in Nashville love getting wet during weekends. Well, you cannot blame them since they are surrounded with beautiful and magnificent waterways like the Caney and Harpeth Fork rivers, Old Hickory, Percy Priest, and Center Hill reservoirs. What you will surely love about Nashville is the fact that this town is music-oriented.
4. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee is really standing to the fact that it’s a riverside town since it has 3 big rivers, 85 lakes, and over 410-miled streams. The 3 famous rivers here are the Kinnikinnick, Menomonee, and the Milwaukee rivers. The riverside town is also called as the “Silicon Valley of Water”.
3. Asheville, North Carolina
This riverside town is also known as the “Beer City USA”. Compared to some other towns, this has housed numerous big and small breweries. What made this town even famous are the Appalachian and the Mountains-to-Sea, which happen to be world famous trails.
2. Hood River, Oregon
What made this town beautiful and famous is the Columbia River Gorge. The river is one famous spot for the sport known as whitewater kayaking. The town is also popular in kiteboarding.
1. Ithaca, New York
This town may not be the typical type of a riverside town. It’s beautifully located along with the Cayuga Lake, which happens to be 400-foot deep and 40-mile long. There are also 9 creeks in the place that create a number of waterfalls, extremely amazing to look at.
These are the America’s 10 beautiful river side towns. Living in these places is really relaxing and full of fun.