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Leave the automobile behind at these top spots
Leave the automobile behind at these top spots
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Top 10 Car-Free U.S. Destinations

Leave the pump behind at these fun vacation spots where cars are optional (or altogether banned)

By ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

ShermansTravel.com

June 20th, 2008

Americans have undoubtedly held a long love affair with the automobile, but sometimes a good thing can just turn sour. Whether it's soaring gas prices or traffic congestion that have you ready to put the brakes on a car-centric vacation, or the prospect of dealing with a chorus of "are we there yets?" from the back seat, there’s no better time than the present to get a car-free vacation into gear. Happily, there are plenty of great U.S. locales where you can trade in the sound of car horns and sirens for quiet tranquility – and beat the pump, to boot. Explore these ten charming isles and mountain towns from a street-level perspective that no car ride can rival, plus throw in a kowtow to Mother Nature, as all of these sprees are carbon emissions free.

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