Our Hometown Spotlight shines on American communities that are unique, take pride in or celebrate an aspect of their history, heritage or claim to fame.
Hatch, N.M., Chile Festival
Chile Capital of the World celebrates its peppers each Labor Day weekend
10 Don’t Miss Stops on Route 66
One-of-a-kind restaurants, neon-laced motels, and quirky and cool attractions dot Route 66 from Chicago to L.A.
America’s National Historic Trails
37,000 miles of trails trodden by explorers, prospectors, pioneers, soldiers and trappers
Christmas Mountain U.S.A.
In Salida, Colorado, a mile-long string of colored lights zigzags down the mountainside
Collecting Antique Washing Machines
Colorado museum houses homespun contraptions and manufactured models