Tag Archives: fall

Camping Season is Just Starting in Missouri

Buck the trend — you might find it’s worth it. When many people think of camping, summer is the first thing that comes to mind.  After all, camping season runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, right? But — if you think of camping season beginning after Labor Day, you’re in for a pleasant surprise! Autumn is actually one of …

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Missouri Fall Festivals 2016

Fall is a season of celebration in Missouri, where opportunities to enjoy live music, parades, shopping, food and activities for all ages are abundant. The lineup of fall fairs and festivals in Missouri is incredible, with enough to keep you busy from the start of school through Oktoberfest. Missouri’s fairs and festivals come in all sizes, from events focusing on …

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Celebrate Oktoberfest in Missouri

Break out the lederhosen and get ready for a smidgen of schnitzel. It’s almost fall, when communities across Missouri celebrate the state’s German heritage at Oktoberfest. German roots run deep in the Show-Me State, which is one of the reasons Missouri has a designated German Heritage Corridor encompassing several counties, and the city of St. Louis, situated along the Missouri …

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Cooler Weather has come to the Lake of the Ozarks

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

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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Urban Forests Come Alive in Autumn: A Fall Guide to Springfield’s Parks

As maple trees start to show eye-popping red hues and ash trees fade to purple in the Ozarks, it’s nature’s signal that fall foliage season is here. While the Ozark Mountains provide a pristine backdrop for fall colors, Springfield’s mature urban forest offers some of the best settings for leaf-peepers in the state — especially in city parks. Here’s a …

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Fall in Love with Jefferson City

Summer has officially ended, but you can still enjoy the outdoors! Fall is the perfect time to break out the sweaters, grab a group of friends or family and venture to Jefferson City for an unforgettable time. Whether cozying up for a hayride, carving pumpkins, admiring fall foliage, or looking for a festival to attend, Missouri’s capital has something for …

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Oktoberfest in Missouri

It’s that time of the year again; Oktoberfest! This joyous occasion calls for a celebration of bier, brats and everything Bavarian. From oversized pretzels to gingerbread hearts, Oktoberfest traditions and festivities help you enjoy this season in the Show-Me State! Oktoberfest, “Wiesn,” is a 205-year-old tradition that debuted in 1810 in Munich, Germany.  The legacy began as a royal wedding between Crown Prince Ludwig, later King Ludwig …

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

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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