The town has a population of fewer than 1,800 people but it is special enough to make a travel website list of the Best Small Towns in the Midwest. So why have we never heard of this little town before?

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The little town of Weston, Missouri made it onto the list of The Best Small Towns in the Midwest according to the travel website called travelandleisure.com. Never heard of Weston, Missouri? Well, don't beat yourself up, we haven't either. According to Wikipedia.org, Weston is a small town of just under 1800 people, and it is located along the Missouri River about 30 miles from Kansas City. Apparently, Weston even was a place where Lewis and Clark had a stop on their travels out west.

So what makes Weston one of the best small towns in the Midwest? On the site they say...

" Start your day by fueling up at Weston Coffee Roastery before hiking in Lewis and Clark's footsteps at Weston Bend State Park. Experience the farm tour and cheese tasting at Green Dirt Farm, enjoy local beverages from Jowler Creek Vineyard & Winery and Weston Brewing Company, and rest your head at the historic St. George Hotel. Weston's cute downtown and prime location make it arguably the best small town in the "Show Me State," "

Weston makes the list along with cities like Lanesboro, Minnesota, Pella, Iowa, Fish Creek, Wisconsin, and Medora, North Dakota. To read more about these towns and to see the full list of best small towns in the Midwest just click here!

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