Glore Psychiatric Museum at Saint Joseph Museums

There's nothing quite like the award-winning, Glore Psychiatric Museum in Saint Joseph, MO. The facility houses the largest collection of psychiatric treatment history in the country. Four full floors of it, in fact! Glore Psychiatric Museum began in 1967 as a series of historical replicas created...

Missouri State Penitentiary Tours – Go Directly To Jail

Missouri State Penitentiary opened in 1836, the same year as the Battle of the Alamo. It celebrated its 98th birthday the year Alcatraz opened. The prison was named “bloodiest 47 acres in America” in 1967 by Time magazine. Before closing it doors for good in 2004, the Missouri State Pr...

Go Back in Time at Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

Historic Fort Osage was built when Missouri was still considered the far west. Now you can visit the reconstructed site, designed to appear as it did in 1812, with authentically attired living-history interpreters. Step back in time and walk on ground once trod by William Clark, Sacagawea, Daniel Bo...

Explore Bridal Cave at Lake of the Ozarks

Discover a hidden world of crystal, water, and stone at Bridal Cave and Thunder Mountain Park on Lake of the Ozarks near Camdenton, MO! No one needs an excuse to visit central Missouri's stunning Lake of the Ozarks. The huge, 92 mile-long reservoir was created by impounding the Osage River. Activit...

Hermann Oktoberfest 2019 - A Full Month of Celebration!

Whether you’re a big fan of beer, pretzels, and oom-pah music, or are just wanting to celebrate the season, Hermann Oktoberfest has the gemütlichkeit you’re after with related events and celebrations every weekend through the month of October! Oktoberfest is a fun, fall celebration...

St. Louis National Blues Museum - History, Live Music, & More

You don’t have to be a blues fan to appreciate the National Blues Museum. This “don’t miss” attraction in downtown St. Louis MO shows how the uniquely American art form remains an important part of our lives, our nation’s history, and continues to influence musicians wo...

Up, Up, and Away at Great Pershing Balloon Derby 2019!

Labor Day weekend is almost here and that means it’s almost time for Great Pershing Balloon Derby 2019! 3 days, up to 45 balloons, and the US Women’s National Hot Air Balloon Championship: August 30th through September 2nd, 2019 just outside Brookfield, MO. If you’re a fan of hot...

Discover the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Hardcore baseball fans and historians alike will not want to miss visiting the comprehensive Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) in downtown Kansas City, MO. Come discover the lesser-known history of African American baseball that existed before the sport became fully integrated. When Jackie Robin...

Get Set for Lake Of The Ozarks Shootout 2019!

Lake Of The Ozarks Shootout 2019 is two days of powerboat races - the largest unsanctioned powerboat racing event in the nation! August 24th and 25th, 2019. There are no end of reasons why you should visit Missouri's stunning Lake Of The Ozarks. Lake of the Ozarks is a large reservoir in central M...

Visit the Laura Ingalls Wilder House Museum in Mansfield, MO

The Laura Ingalls Wilder House Museum in Mansfield, MO may not be the "Little House On the Prairie" she wrote so famously about - but it is where she wrote about it! Come discover Rocky Ridge Farm, where Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote many of her books. Tales of Laura Ingalls Wilder's childhood have th...

KC RiverFest 2019 - Independence Day on the Berkley Riverfront

Looking for a fun and fabulous way to spend your Fourth of July? Experience Northwest Missouri's premiere Independence Day celebration at KC RiverFest 2019! Wednesday, July 4th, 3pm to 10pm on the Berkley Riverfront. KC RiverFest is not only a great way to celebrate the Fourth, it's a Kansas City t...

Onondaga Cave State Park - Two Caves, Hiking, and More

Onondaga Cave State Park is a Missouri state park on the Meramec River. The park includes opportunities for hiking fishing, swimming, and touring not one but two natural caves! Charles Christopher discovered Onondaga Cave in 1886 while inspecting the outlet of Onondaga Spring. He realized that a ca...