Tag Archives: Meramec Caverns

Best of Show: Route 66 Still Has Kicks

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“If you’re looking for hidden treasures, the Meramec Caverns in the Ozarks in Missouri are it – quite literally.” This is how USA Today 10Best described Meramec Caverns in Stanton. The historic caves were listed on the site’s “Road Trip: 10Best Spots Still Left on Route 66.” Take a guided tour through the caverns that have been thrilling Americans for …

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Zipping over MO

Blog written by: Becky Heeren, Missouri Division of Tourism Independence Day weekend was nearly here and my friend’s very worldly, 12-year-old granddaughter was due in from Phoenix on Saturday. The mission impossible was to find something to fill her time; something that she hadn’t already done a dozen times; something that would be memorable. As you may know, many 12-year-old …

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From 66 to 61

Ellen takes a sip at Elbow Inn

After a whirlwind trip on Missouri’s portion of Route 66, MoPhotoGirl and I left St. Louis and Lambert Airport on a Missouri Mission. Our destination … Hannibal. More on that in a bit. First, let’s recap the Route 66 trek. In short, it was a blast. Tiring, yes. But fun, nonetheless. My part of the journey actually began in Lebanon, …

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