Are you seeking off-the-beaten path, smaller towns as you begin traveling? Or are you considering a move, and a creative, post-pandemic lifestyle?
As Americans continue to rediscover the nation in a quest to find low-profile areas to vacation or call home, they are realizing that lesser-known regions are often places that cater to the growing artisan community.
You can search out areas where artists and craftspeople have congregated: often small or midsize, with a reasonable cost of living, in attractive areas near larger cities. Many locations focus on one craft — which often brings in others. This eventually attracts creative people, and more shops, restaurants and diverse opportunities.
Around the country, places are intentionally developing spaces and providing financial support…