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11 HGTV Star-Approved Small Towns to Visit Now

No skyscrapers and subway systems here — that's why we love 'em. Do like the HGTV stars do and add these charming, quaint destinations to your getaway list.

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Explore Small Town America With HGTV Stars

The hustle and bustle of big cities is certainly exciting, but HGTV fans and hosts alike love small towns the most. Bursting with local character, quaint shops, family-owned businesses and must-try restaurants, bars and coffee shops, one of these small towns might just be your next weekend getaway spot. Ahead: Some of the charming towns our HGTV stars call home. Happy traveling — you may even spy an HGTV celebrity or two while you're at it.

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Bal Harbour, Florida

Located at the tip of Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, Florida, is a vibrant small town with quick access to life-of-the-party Miami. The equally colorful and animated David Bromstad, host of My Lottery Dream Home, once made his home in Bal Harbour. Traveling tips: Post beach (of course), stop in at David's favorite spots: He enjoyed eating at the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort and shopping at Bal Harbour Shops.

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Bentonville, Arkansas

Bentonville, Arkansas, famous for being the birthplace of Walmart and the “Mountain Biking Capital of the World," is also the hometown of our very own Dave and Jenny Marrs, hosts of Fixer to Fabulous. Traveling tips: Check out Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and The Momentary (General admission is always free.) Plus, there's more than 130 public art displays around town. Foodies can stop by The Hive or Tusk & Trotter. And don't forget to stop by Dave and Jenny's own store, Marrs Mercantile.

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Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii

On Renovation Aloha, Hawaiian natives Kamohai and Tristyn Kalama work to preserve island culture by renovating homes on the island of Oahu. Tristyn's hometown, Kailua, sits on the east coast of Oahu and is famous for its beautiful, powdery sand beach and natural wetland. Traveling tips: After spending a day exploring the area's natural beauty, hit up the shops. Olive & Oliver is owned by a husband-and-wife team and has fun, surfer vibes. Global Village is Kailua’s oldest boutique for finding original, local designs, fair trade gifts and sustainable apparel. Bikinibird is a local, woman-owned shop for grabbing all your beach essentials.

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