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Missouri Civil War Sites – Battlefields, Monuments, and Museums

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...

Explore The Harry S Truman Library and Museum!

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...

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

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...

The National Museum of Transportation Will Move You

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...

The Mark Twain Museum & Boyhood Home in Hannibal, MO

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...

Fantastic Caverns – America’s Ride-Thru Cave!

Fantastic Caverns – America’s Ride-Thru Cave!

Fantastic Caverns, in Springfield, Missouri, is the only show cave in North America to offer a completely ride-through tour. Sit back in your Jeep-drawn tram car as it takes you along the path of an ancient underground river. Missouri is known as the cave state, with...

Leila’s Hair Museum – the World’s Only Hair Museum!

Leila’s Hair Museum – the World’s Only Hair Museum!

Independence, Missouri is home to the world’s only hair museum. Leila’s Hair Museum displays thousands of works of art, all made from real human hair! Hair art? Hair museum? Are we pulling your leg with all this hairy business? Absolutely not. Hair art has been with...

The Steamboat Arabia Museum – 200 Tons of Pre-Civil War Artifacts

The Steamboat Arabia Museum – 200 Tons of Pre-Civil War Artifacts

The steamboat Arabia sank on the Missouri River near Kansas City in 1856. Its rediscovery in 1988 revealed 200 tons of remarkably preserved, pre-Civil War artifacts - the largest collection in the world. Come see it at Kansas City's Arabia Steamboat Museum! The...

The “World’s Largest” in Missouri and Where To Find Them

The “World’s Largest” in Missouri and Where To Find Them

Missouri is known as the "Show-Me State" because of native skepticism, they say; but I think it might also apply to the number of state attractions listed as being the "World's Largest." I mean, who doesn't want to see the biggest gas pump, chess piece, or cap gun...

The Hermann Wine Trail 2018 Holiday Fare Wine Trail

The Hermann Wine Trail 2018 Holiday Fare Wine Trail

Come travel Missouri's Hermann Wine Trail this November for the annual Hermann Holiday Fare Wine Trail! 7 Hermann area wineries will host a celebration of good food and good wine, November 17th and 18th, 2018. The Hermann Wine Trail is a group of seven, family owned...

Discover and Explore Johnson Shut-Ins State Park

Discover and Explore Johnson Shut-Ins State Park

Johnson Shut-Ins State Park is famous for its natural water-park, carved out of purple-pink granite by years of erosion. Generations of visitors have come from all over to explore this natural playground. Johnson Shut-Ins State Park (it's actually "Johnson's" but more...

Columbia Experimental Music Festival 2018 – Art, Music, and More!

Columbia Experimental Music Festival 2018 – Art, Music, and More!

Come to Columbia, MO October 5th through the 7th, 2018 for the Columbia Experimental Music Festival! Over two dozen artists from around the world will provide 3 days of adventurous art and music at 10 venues throughout downtown Columbia, MO. Don't miss it! Columbia,...