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6 Kansas City Holiday Districts

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Whether shopping, sightseeing or just celebrating, savor the season in these six entertainment hubs.  1. COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA SHOP • Some call it the Rodeo Drive of the Midwest, but this Spanish-inspired shopping district dotted with statues and artwork truly touts a flavor all its own. Seasoned shoppers at the Plaza will find high-end labels like Michael Kors, Kate Spade …

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An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Cape Girardeau

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Over the river and through the woods… Cape Girardeau is the perfect spot to celebrate the Christmas season with these holiday events that hearken back to festivities of yesteryear! Christmas at the Glenn House showcases this grand Victorian lady dressed up for the season. Christmas trees fill every room of this restored Victorian home, and the decorations are brand new each …

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Missouri-Made Gifts for Everyone on Your List

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Christmas time is approaching quickly and as we all know, it starts earlier and earlier every year. “Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united” – Norman Vincent Peale. Christmas symbolizes many things for many people, and is celebrated with tradition that varies from family to family. But what do you get …

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Cooler Weather has come to the Lake of the Ozarks

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Well it’s happened. Here at Lake of the Ozarks, people both dread and welcome this time of year.  The boating and summer season has come to a close, yet the change brings a whole new magic to the lake area. The fall and holiday seasons are great times of the year to be at Lake of the Ozarks. With 11 …

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Fall Escapes: Cape Girardeau and Sikeston

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It’s fall – that means it’s roadtrip time! Cape Girardeau and Sikeston are the perfect fall escapes. About a two hour drive from St. Louis and two and a half  hours from Memphis, Cape and Sikeston are just thirty minutes from each other and have big fun without the big crowds. Movie buffs will love Cape Girardeau for the Gone Girl driving …

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Gone Girl Driving Tour in Cape Girardeau

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How would you like to visit the very same locations that Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Tyler Perry and Neil Patrick Harris helped make famous in the film “Gone Girl.” Cape Girardeau served as the fictional town of North Carthage in “Gone Girl,” which was directed by David Fincher and adapted by Gillian Flynn from her novel. The “Gone Girl” driving …

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14 Reasons You Don’t Need to Be at Work Today

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It’s taunting you. The unused vacation days counter on your timesheet is growing right before your eyes. But there’s too much work to do. You can’t afford a day off, right? Wrong. Unless you’re a brain surgeon and lives are on the line, it’s not going to hurt you to miss a day of work (sorry, Doc, you better punch …

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Fall in Love in the Show-Me State

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Explore Missouri with your favorite person during one of the most beautiful times of the year. From small towns and outdoor adventures, to culinary delights and beautiful wineries, here are some of the most romantic fall experiences waiting for you in the Show-Me State. Begin your journey with a night at the Katy Trail Bed & Breakfast. This inn sits …

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Hannibal: More Than Mark Twain

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If you have visited Hannibal, you have most likely done everything Mark Twain-related. You have jumped on the Riverboat ride, you’ve toured his boyhood home and visited the Mark Twain Museum. You may think you have hit all the major allures of Hannibal- so that’s it, right? Wrong! This town has a lot to offer, in addition to the great …

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3 Ways to Spend a Three-Day-Weekend in Branson

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Take the vacation day you’ve been holding on to and pack up the car. It’s time to head to Branson for that last-chance summer getaway. With Branson’s legacy of family fun and live entertainment set deep in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, you and your family will have the best ingredients for the perfect long weekend. Surrounded by Family Fun When …

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