Tag Archives: Missouri

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Van Meter

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This post is one in a series of 52 posts featuring a Missouri State Park of the Week for each week in 2015. To find all Missouri State Parks of the Week posts simply click here, or visit the “Outdoor Adventure” category on the homepage. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show!  Van Meter State Park, Miami, Mo. The park is ... Read More »

Fame Worthy Food in Springfield

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Springfield is legendary for its Springfield-Style Cashew Chicken, and there are few who dispute the delicious taste of Andy’s Frozen Custard or shy away from a treat-topped donut from Hurts Donut. New shops and restaurants make Springfield a hopping spot for snacking; among these Springfield favorites are four of my favorite places to go. I believe a dining and eating experience ... Read More »

Exploring Missouri State Parks: Route 66

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This post is one in a series of 52 posts featuring a Missouri State Park of the Week for each week in 2015. To find all Missouri State Parks of the Week posts simply click here, or visit the “Outdoor Adventure” category on the homepage. Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show!  Route 66 State Park, St. Louis County The park ... Read More »

History Lovers Enjoy the St. Louis Area

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Are you a history lover?  St. Louis is the place for you. Are you a home-schooled student looking to learn history first hand? St. Louis is the place for you. Are you one of those people who find history a bit dull and boring? Believe it or not, St. Louis is the place for you, too, because history comes alive ... Read More »

Monthly Musing by MoTravelGuy: Sledding in Missouri

Sledding on Art Hill, Forest Park in St. Louis. Photo by Daniel Doelling.

At some point in life, maybe around age 25, the thrill of whishing down a hill on a cheap sheet of plastic gives way to considerations of time spent prepping, piling on layers and then de-layering and drying off from time spent sledding. Giving up sledding because you don’t like putting on layers and drying off later? Your 11-year-old self ... Read More »

7 Ways to Wow Your Valentine in Missouri

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Want to impress that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Here are seven romantic Missouri experiences that could help ensure maximum snuggle time when Cupid’s big day rolls around. Ask a Big Question The Riverfront Trail along the Mississippi River in downtown Cape Girardeau has been the scene of countless marriage proposals. Strategically placed benches along the way offer assistance in ... Read More »

15 in ’15: Opening Day of Trout Fishing

Trout fishing on the Current River in Montauk State Park

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! If you watch CBS sports around the time of the Masters golf tournament, you’ve probably heard the phrase “a tradition unlike any other.” No offense to ... Read More »

15 in ’15: St. Charles Christmas Traditions

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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! In every made-for-TV Christmas movie, it seems the stars find themselves in a quirky little town where the true spirit of the season lives. I love ... Read More »

15 in ’15: Famous Routes in Missouri

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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! Americans love a road trip. And who better to show you a great one (or three) than the Show-Me State?   “Way of American Genius” There ... Read More »

15 in ’15: Springfield

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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 spent high school and the early part of my adulthood in Springfield and thought it was a pretty nice town. Years ago, my career path ... Read More »