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USA TODAY 10 picture-perfect mountain towns



10 picture-perfect mountain towns

Caroline Costello, SmarterTravel.com8:03 a.m. EST November 28, 2013

(Photo: Nathan Bilow, AP)


There's something impossibly charming about a mountain town in winter. Lantern-lit cobblestone streets, glowing cafes filled with friendly locals, and intimate family-run inns warm

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By Bob Riha, Jr., USA TODAY
Majestic views of the forests and Lake Pend Oreille near the Schweitzer Mountain Resort await visitors in Sandpoint, Idaho.

Most beautiful
Sandpoint, Idaho
Team that visited: Daniel and JoAnne Schaub ("The McNavigators") of Cary, N.C.
What made it stand out: Located on pristine Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho

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