One Of The Most Unique Towns In America, Jamesport Is Perfect For A Day Trip In Missouri
By Beth Price-Williams
Only In Missouri
Sometimes a weekend getaway – or longer – just isn’t possible. That’s when we start planning day trips to add an extra bit of excitement and exploration to our calendars. Next time you’re craving a slower pace of life, one that hearkens back to yesteryear, make your way to Jamesport. The charming Amish town is perfect for a day trip in Missouri.
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Do you agree that Jamesport is perfect for a day trip in Missouri? If not, which town would you choose? Let us know in the comments! Then take a look at the 17 small towns in Missouri that also worth a visit.
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