Berkeley and Cambridge readily come to mind when thinking about outstanding college towns, but the truth is there are countless student hubs worth visiting all over the country, from coast to coast. With vibrant art scenes, top-notch restaurants, charming eccentricities, historic sights, and gorgeous scenery, the best college towns in the U.S. have something to offer every traveler, no matter what time of year. To come with a list of twenty outstanding picks, our team of expert editors nominated their favorites. School is back in session, so make your way to one of our favorite college towns across the nation.
By Sara Quaranta