6 Slow-Paced Small Towns Near St. Louis Where Life Is Still Simple

St. Louis doesn’t have the same fast-paced city feel of other big cities. In fact, it can feel like a small town sometimes. Those times are never during rush hour on any of our highways. As you try to get to your exit early on any weekday morning, life in a small town can seem like a dream. And, in some ways life in these towns is a dream. You don’t have to fight traffic everyday, people are more apt to remember your name, and it is so peaceful.

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It can be tempting to trade in the hustle and bustle of St. Louis city life, for a quieter place where you’ll know just about everyone in town. Have you thought about leaving the city for a simpler life in a small town? Share with us in the comments below.

Take a drive to this resort in Missouri, for a refreshing city break.