14 Reasons You Should Never Live in a Small Town

Don’t let the charm fool you.

Why would you want to live in a place with personality and friendliness? A small town doesn’t have much to offer. If you want a fast-paced, busy lifestyle, be sure to avoid small towns. Here’s a list proving why they’re the worst.

14. Small towns are not cute — not even a little.

13. They rarely have scenic views.

Flickr/ Jasperdo
Flickr / Jasperdo

12. There is practically nothing for kids to do.

Flickr/ SeeBeeW
Flickr / SeeBeeW

11. You’ll never find any local restaurants.

Flickr/ Baker County Tourism
Flickr / Baker County Tourism

10. Good luck finding a decent bakery.

Flickr/ Sun Brockie
Flickr / Sun Brockie

9. Stale condos often tower over residential areas.

Flickr/ Madeline Fox
Flickr / Madeline Fox

8. None of the residents are helpful.

Flickr/ Richard Elzey
Flickr / Richard Elzey

7. Traffic is horrible.

Flickr/ Jasperdo
Flickr / Jasperdo

6. There is almost nothing to do outside

Flickr/ Dan Hatton
Flickr / Dan Hatton

5. People in small towns hate to smile.

Flickr/ Kent Nguyen
Flickr / Kent Nguyen

4. And they definitely don’t know how to have a good time.

Flickr/ MarkScottAustinTX
Flickr / MarkScottAustinTX

3. They’ll bore you to death with rich American history.

Flickr/ Michigan Municipal League
Flickr / Michigan Municipal League

2. You’re forced to breathe unpolluted air.

Flickr/ Mathijs Huis
Flickr / Mathijs Huis

1. Worst of all, they don’t know anything about the American breakfast.

Flickr/ Zlatko Unger
Flickr / Zlatko Unger

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14 Reasons You Should Never Live in a Small Town