wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35


Tiny Berlin, Md., Named ‘Coolest Small Town’ In U.S.

View Comments
Berlin, Md.

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries

Celebrities With Crazy HairstylesCelebrities With Crazy Hairstyles

Stars Who Had Children Via SurrogatesStars Who Had Children Via Surrogates

The Biggest Nerds In Pop CultureThe Biggest Nerds In Pop Culture

10 Celebrity Cougars10 Celebrity Cougars

Sober Celebrity QuotesSober Celebrity Quotes

» More Photo Galleries

BERLIN, Md. (AP) — Berlin has been named “America’s Coolest Small Town” in a nationwide contest.

Budget Travel gave the small Maryland town top honors Tuesday. Berlin beat out 14 other small towns in online voting since January. Nearly 138,000 votes were cast.

Berlin received more than 28 percent of the total with 39,000 votes.

Cazenovia, N.Y., came in second, followed by Buckhannon, W.Va., Travelers Rest, S.C., and Mathews, Va. in the top five.

Budget Travel noted Berlin is good for beach lovers, hikers, bird watchers and history lovers alike. It was also the backdrop for films “Tuck Everlasting” and “The Runaway Bride.”

Mayor Gee Williams gathered with residents Monday to celebrate at Burley Oak Brewery as the town was leading in the vote. The town had promoted its cool campaign on social media.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus