Welcome to St. Joseph, Missouri: Established 1843

Some things you just can't learn from a history book.  Like seeing where the Pony Express began & Jesse James ended. Today, St. Joseph retains its links to the past while looking toward the future. The city is home to 13 distinctive area museums, 12 annual festivals, amazing architecture listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Kansas City Chiefs Summer Training Camp. You’ll also find great outdoor recreation throughout 48 parks, 26 miles of beautiful Parkway, outdoor concerts, and an arts culture unlike any other. 

The Pony Express Continues to Fascinate

No event In American History has captured the imagination of young and old alike, more than the excitement created by those young riders and their horses. Relive the exciting history of the Pony Express at the Pony Express Museum & Patee House Museum.

Unique Shops and Great Eats

With over 225 shops, ranging from one-of-a-kind outdoor shopping and hidden antique stores and over 150 restaurants within a 10 mile radius, St. Joseph, Missouri continues to be a vital stop along anyone’s trail.

You Are Never Far From The Excitement

Located at the crossroads of Interstate 29 and MO Highway 36 and only 30 minutes from North Kansas City, puts St. Joseph within easy driving distance of over 17 metropolitan areas.