Ste. Genevieve, Missouri Is Being Called One Of The Best Small Town Vacations In America
Small towns often provide the perfect backdrop for a getaway. Most are quaint throwbacks to yesteryear, where locals always welcome visitors with a smile and where everyone knows everyone else.
recently published its picks of the best small town vacations in America, and the darling town of Ste. Genevieve scored a spot on the list. Esquire
Home to just under 4,500 residents, Ste. Genevieve earned recognition from
Esquire for its vineyards and for Ste. Genevieve Church. However, the small town offers so much more.
If you’re a wine connoisseur, you definitely want to include Ste. Genevieve in your travel plans. The “French-influenced” town is home to more than a half of a dozen wineries, including one of the most unique in the United States.
Cave Vineyard and Winery earns rave reviews for both its wine
and the natural cave where guests can sit back, have a bite to eat, and sip a tall glass of wine.
Ste. Genevieve offers something for everyone – from nature lovers to history buffs. Spend time outdoors at some of the small town’s popular destinations, including Pickle Springs Natural Area, Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary, and Hawn State Park.
History buffs can fill their days visiting such notable spots as The Centre for French Colonial Life and Sainte Genevieve Art Center and Art Museum.
If you just want to kick back and relax, stroll through town, browsing the eclectic assortment of shops. Shops sell everything from antiques and Christmas decorations to European home décor and comics.
The town also boasts a full menu of restaurants, ice cream shops, and bakeries. Follow your meal by pampering yourself at one of the spas or salons in and near the charming small town.
Start planning your visit on the official website of
Visit Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Or, go here for Facebook.
Do you agree that Ste. Genevieve is one of the best small town vacations in America? Why or why not? Let us know in the comments! If you’re a fan of small town life, you might also want to visit these 10
small towns in rural Missouri that are downright delightful.
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Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670, USA