The magical feeling of living in a small town is more than apparent in this little town by the mountains. The charm of knowing your neighbors and sense of community are some of the aspects that are appreciated by inhabitants. The joy of waking up to a deer in your front yard or eating fresh strawberries from the fruit stand are some of the many gems. The yearly Harvest festival seems to be straight out of a movie. Loomis stands incredibly well academically in the ranking and prides itself on having a top athletic program as well.