It's difficult to pinpoint exactly what makes a town a "college town," but you know it when you see it. The campus is green and sprawling with striking architecture, there's a handful of haunts where locals flock before and after football games and the weather on game day is just cool enough that you need to wrap yourself in a colorful throw blanket (in your team colors, of course).

If you are planning to cheer on the home team or follow your alma mater on the road this season, we found 10 of the best college towns to visit this fall.

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