This Underrated Missouri Town Should Be On Your List To Visit
St. Joseph, in the northwestern side of the Show Me State, is a mid-size river town full of great American history. People say the St. Joe is the “start of the Pony Express and the end of Jesse James.” Known as St. Joe by locals, this nearly 200-year-old town has amazing views of the Missouri River, tons of museums, sporting attractions, great parks, and endless opportunities for fun. St.Joseph will also be one of the best places in the state to see the upcoming eclipse. Don’t delay, plan your last summer getaway to often underrated St. Joseph, Missouri.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you visited St. Joseph? What were your favorite attractions? Let us know in the comments below.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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