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...

Missouri Botanical Garden - Life in All Its Rich Variety

Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG), in St. Louis, is the oldest - and second largest - botanical garden in the country! Shaw's Garden, as Missouri Botanical Garden is informally known, was founded in 1859 by philanthropist Henry Shaw. The acclaimed arboretum has 79 acres of formal, international, and...

Wonders Of Wildlife Aquarium and National Museum

Wonders Of Wildlife Aquarium and National Museum is one of Springfield, MO's newest attractions. The 350,000 square-foot museum contains a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium aquarium and a mile and a half of exhibits. Wonders Of Wildlife Aquarium and National Museum opened in late 2017 and has been wowing...

Grant's Farm - Home of the Budweiser Clydesdales

Grant's Farm, south of St. Louis, MO, is home to the Busch family and their iconic Budweiser Clydesdales - but that's not all. This historic farm is also home to 100's of exotic animals and was founded in the 1850's by President Ulysses S. Grant! Grant's Farm started off as an 1848 wedding present...

Visit The National WWI Museum and Memorial

The National WWI Museum and Memorial, located in Kansas City, MO, is the only American museum solely dedicated to the Great War, as seen through the eyes of those who were there. The First World War, erroneously called "the war to end all wars", lasted from July 28th, 1914 to November, 11th 1918. I...

Packards and Jaguars and Batman - Oh My!

If you could be considered a "gearhead," "car nut," "motorhead," or just love beautiful design, you owe it to yourself to visit the Route 66 Car Museum in Springfield, MO! The Route 66 Car Museum got its start as a privately owned car collection. Guy Mace, a retired chemical engineer, started colle...

Missouri Civil War Sites - Battlefields, Monuments, and Museums

More Civil War engagements occurred in Missouri than in any other state besides Virginia and Tennessee. Consequently, our state is peppered with Civil War battlefields, monuments, museums, and markers. Come take a step back in time and discover Missouri's Civil War history! Missouri was a hotly con...