15 Best U.S. Old Historical Towns


8. Old Trail Town in Cody Wyoming

Take a trip back into history, with a visit to Old Trail Town in Cody Wyoming. Cabins built in the late 1800 early 1900s linked to Old West outlaws Butch Cassidy, Harry Alonzo Longabaugh, better known as the Sundance Kid, and places frequented by the Hole in The Wall Gang. This old town also has the log Cabin of Ashishishe, better known as Curley, the Indian crow, who scouted for the US Army during the Sioux Wars.

Old Trail Town provides a glimpse into the lifestyle of this wild, wild West with historic buildings and structures, they are also grave sites of several notable famous Old West characters, most of whom were depicted in a movie or two. Take the journey back in time, and visit Old Trail Town, Cody Wyoming.

7. Old Town Alexandria in Virigina

Visit the town that George Washington called his home, Old Town Alexandria in Virigina. The importance of this city alone, along with the red brick sidewalks and cobblestown streets, make it an attractive old town rich in history. This district is well kept and with the waterfront provided by the Potomac river. The town has attractions to fit everyone’s taste from restaurants to museums, to art studios, and even for shoppers.

6. Old Town San Diego

Next up is Old Town San Diego. The Europeans first settled here in this historic old town around the 1850s. Visit lovely museums, art galleries, take some historic tours around this early settlement. This old city located in the heart of San Diego you can get a glimpse of what it was like when California was first settled. This district is also home to two areas that are part of the natural historic places, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Presidio Park.

5. Old Town Albuquerque

Old Town Albuquerque, founded in 1706, provides a wonderful view of the history of Albuquerque. See a mixture of the Mexican culture and the American culture. See blocks of historic buildings, the oldest built in 1793 and the many homes, churches that were built to help form this historic old town. The sites and vibe of this town bring out the feel of those old towns and take you back a few centuries to the crossroad of the West.

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