This Pennsylvania city feels like Europe

Pennsylvania has some beautiful areas, and as it turns out, some of those areas feel a lot like Europe. Many Americans have never been to Europe, but the folks who have are letting the world know which Pennsylvania – and American – areas feel like they’re straight out of Europe. If you’ve never been to countries such as France, Germany and Italy, then perhaps visiting these American cities will be the next closest thing. Not to mention, traveling to an American town is going to be much more affordable than venturing overseas.

The publication has released a special list of American towns that feel the most like Europe. They mention that traveling to these areas, of course, is less pricey than getting on a plane and jetting overseas. They also note that during the pandemic, many people were looking for their European fix in America, since travel was prohibited. Thankfully, “plenty of cities sprinkled across the U.S. that will make any tourist feel like they’ve hopped aboard a transatlantic flight for a very European vacation.”

So, what are some characteristics of a European town? For starters, they often have cobblestone streets, lots of history and an Old World feel. European towns can be very romantic, too, so this list of American towns that mirror European ones could be a good list for someone planning a special romantic getaway. So, which Pennsylvania city actually made cut to be considered one of America’s most European in feel and spirit? Read on to find out. View the list of “Cities that offer a taste of Europe close to home” via, below, and here. How many of these cities have you visited? Reach out to us on social media and let us know if you think they are truly a European feel.

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  • San Francisco, California

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  • St. Augustine, Florida

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  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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  • Tarpon Springs, Florida

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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • Newport, Rhode Island

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  • Holland, Michigan

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