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Your Kind of Town: Port Townsend, Washington
Are you an urban adventurer or a small-town dreamer? Do you crave culture or live for the beach? Find your spot in these 31 action-packed locales.
Text by Dan Grushkin

 Small Towns:

St. Johnsbury, VT  |  Dillon, MT  |  Divide, CO  |  Port Townsend, WA
Spearfish, SD 
Waynesville, NC

Port Townsend, Washington

Population: 8,745

Median Home Price: $290,000

Number of Stoplights: Five

The Scene: Once an active seaport, now an artist haven, Port Townsend is situated between two of Washington's outdoor greats: Head north for the San Juan Islands, west for Olympic National Park.

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Adventure's September 2006 issue features 31 amazing adventure towns; chaos at the top of Mount Everest; an inside look at surfing California's Lost Coast; 11 fall weekend getaways near you; the best high-tech footwear, world class adventure travel; hiking the Alps, and more!

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