Europe is one charming town after another. But you don't have to spend the big bucks for a getaway across the pond to get in on all things delightful, pleasant and lovely. In fact, several US states offer their own slice of Europe. From Frankenmuth, Michigan, to Tarpon Springs, Florida, here are 12 American towns that will make you feel like you're on a different continent.

Words by Sarah Schmalbruch at Insider

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