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.

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.