It's Valentine's Day weekend, meaning romantic clichés are inescapable. Between candlelit dinners and confectionary gifts, stock ways to show affection can become a little bit much. It may be the architecture fan in us, but we think there's something to be said for taking a stroll down a particularly well-designed, and perhaps well-preserved, main street.
The following list of exemplary city centers, compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America, is far from complete. Add your own suggestions for great streets for a romantic stroll in the comments.
Six picks, from Dutch-style architecture to southern charm >>