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15 in ’15: Lake of the Ozarks

This post is one in a series of 15 posts of 15 things to do in Missouri in 2015. To find all “15 in ’15” posts simply go to the search bar on this page and type in “15 in ’15.” Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show!  Let’s go to the lake. Wait, that request could – I …

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15 in ’15: Legends of Golf Tournament

This post is one in a series of 15 posts of 15 things to do in Missouri in 2015. Don’t miss these other “15 in ’15”  posts. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show!  I am a woman who loves a man who loves golf. So when I heard about the Legends of Golf Tournament coming to Branson in 2014, …

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15 in ’15: Missouri State Parks

This post is one in a series of 15 posts of 15 things to do in Missouri in 2015. Don’t miss these other “15 in ’15”  posts. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show!  2015 is here, so we’ve come up with 15 things in Missouri you won’t want to miss in the new year. These fabulous 15 have been …

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Kansas City: An Affordable Destination

The results are in and Travel + Leisure has selected Kansas City as America’s Most Affordable Getaway. This is Travel + Leisure’s 8th annual America’s Favorite Cities survey. Respondents to the survey rated their choice of 1,209 destinations in up to 67 categories, using a scale of one to five (with five being the highest score). At the closing of …

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Best of Show: Keep Kansas City on Your Radar

The Huffington Post named Kansas City one of the top five cities you should keep your eye on, if you aren’t already. Affectionately nicknamed KCMO, the city was founded in 1850. According to the Kansas City Public Library’s website, KCMO was originally incorporated as the “Town of Kansas.” In 1889, after undergoing several incorporations, Kansas City was the final name …

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Winter Birding: Missouri is for the Birds

I love birding. Or bird watching. Whatever you call it, Missouri is a hotbed of activity, and I’m not the only one who thinks so. Smithsonian magazine just listed a spot in the northwest corner of the state as one of the seven best places in America to see fall bird migrations: “In the autumn months, Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge in …

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Best of Show: Louie’s Gooey Butter Cake

Business Insider scoured America for the best dessert of each state. For Missouri the honor goes to Gooey Louie’s in St. Louis, for its famous gooey butter cake. This Gooey Louie cake is all natural, made from scratch and offered Tuesday through Sunday. This sweet treat was originally made by accident during the 1930s in St. Louis. A baker put …

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Best of Show: Two Southeast Missouri State Parks That Take Your Breath Away

Enjoy Mother Nature’s backyard by visiting two magnificent parks located in southeast Missouri’s Arcadia Valley. According to the Missouri State Parks, Johnson’s Shut-ins State Park has about one billion years of geological history. The 8,549-acre park was formed through a combination of erupting volcanoes and natural erosion caused by wind and rain. Camping, swimming, horseback riding and taking a walk …

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Best of Show: Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tours

Men’s Health magazine named the Anheuser-Busch Brewery tour one of America’s Best Brewery Tours, so men bring your buds (pun intended) for some brews in St. Louis. Ladies you are certainly welcome and, yes, children can take the tour. While anyone younger than 21 can’t (obviously) taste any of the beer they can check out the famous Clydesdale horses, the …

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Best of Show: Saint Louis Zoo Gets a Roaring Round of Applause

Best attraction goes to the animals! TripAdvisor has named Saint Louis Zoo the third best zoo in America and the forth best zoo in the world. As anyone who has been to the Saint Louis Zoo knows, there is no denying those cute fuzzy faces. If you aren’t one of the three million people who visit the Saint Louis Zoo …

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