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...

Explore The Harry S Truman Library and Museum!

Come to Independence, MO for an up close look at the legacy one of our most accomplished Presidents at The Harry S Truman Library and Museum! Truman’s time in office is one of the most eventful and studied periods in American history. When he left office in 1953, he was one of the most unpopu...

Roaring River State Park - Fishing, Swimming, Hiking & More!

Roaring River State Park, located West of Branson in southwest Missouri, is probably most famous for the rainbow trout found in its namesake's clear waters. But that's not the only reason to visit! Roaring River State Park is a 4,093-acre park about 8 miles south of Cassville, MO. It is nestled in...

The National Museum of Transportation Will Move You

If you're a fan of planes, trains, and automobiles (boats, too!) then you should come to Kirkwood, MO and explore all 42 acres of the National Museum of Transportation! The National Museum of Transportation (NMOT) is a private museum dedicated to the preserving the history of transportation vehicle...

The Mark Twain Museum & Boyhood Home in Hannibal, MO

Step back in time to the house and town that inspired Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and much more at The Mark Twain Museum & Boyhood Home in Hannibal, Missouri. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 – 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, is an American literary icon. His novels &ldquo...